It’s been nine years since Newsweek famously proclaimed 2009 as the year of the cougar.
“I can say that sometimes in the street I think: ‘Oh yeah, that would be a nice person to go to bed with’,” Vikki, 70, from Dorset told us.
These articles that the main driving force that brought cougars from the wilderness was Hollywood.
Indeed, shows like Sex in the City paint a more sophisticated picture of a mature woman’s sexuality.
They see each other most days, but Carole says: “It’s more exciting seeing each other when you don’t see each other all the time.” David was keen to avoid the compromising involved by sharing each other’s space.
“You don’t want to be in a close, tight relationship again with all that involves, with all the sort of mundane things.” Throughout our research we have repeatedly heard how this second chance at love and sex was entirely unexpected.