Canadian cougars dating

“It makes us — cougar women — feel like dirty perverts.

Cougar Life is where modern, confident women connect with younger men for fun, exciting relationships.

At the 2010 convention in Toronto, the keynote speaker was Valerie Gibson, author of."She's the one who popularized the word around the world," Gosse says.

He calls this city because, according to legend, it's the birthplace of the international cougar movement."The very first time 'cougar' was used to refer to middle-age women who like younger guys was at the Vancouver Canucks hockey games," Gosse reveals.

"There were these fans who were middle-aged women who were crazy over those young cute guys."He adds that it's not difficult for young guys to attract older women as long as stay in shape and dress reasonably well."The older women, the cougars, they're hungry, because men their own age are not interested in them," Gosse insists. If you're a young guy, you've got it made."Gosse recognizes that some midlife women who are attracted to younger men dislike the term "cougar". He points out that when he used to hold parties for younger men and older women, nobody cared."As soon as I changed the name to cougar parties, people were beating down our doors," he adds.

He says the law of supply and demand makes it increasingly difficult for older women to find a partner, so he wants to end discrimination against those who prefer dating younger guys."Men die on average in the United States five years earlier than women," he states.

"Basically what happens as women get older, they find there are fewer and fewer men in their age bracket to date because the men are dying."For every single 60-year-old male, he says there are three-and-a-half single 60-year-old women."Let's face it: the older men who are still single in their 50s and 60s—and in their 40s—they tend to be leftovers," Gosse claims.

In 1995, Gosse founded American, which was the second Internet dating site in the world.

He sold it in 1999 and remains the executive director of the International Association of Dating Websites.Google spokeswoman Wendy Rozeluk denied that sexism plays any part in the decisions the company makes as to what ads it labels “non-family safe” or “adult.” Rather, she said the company has a list of words which trigger a review of the site and the ads before a decision is made.She would not confirm whether “cougar” was one of the trigger words.from the Marin County Fair, the San Francisco-area dating consultant, entrepreneur, and author recalls attending a Unitarian Church singles group in his late 20s.He explains that a few women were in their 30s, but most were in their 40s and 50s."So I was dating nothing but cougars, nonstop," Gosse says.“It’s not just about the ad, it’s about the ad and the landing page of the site,” Ms. “Anything that’s considered non-family safe will not run on the Google content network at this point.” But a quick Internet search reveals Google-sponsored ads for various websites that purport to offer comparable services to Cougar Life.

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