But clearly, younger guys have some appeal (we have at least a little faith in Demi Moore), so what’s behind the cougar craze?
Hilary Ricigliano, a sophomore at Syracuse University, loves dating her younger man.
These younger “cougars in training” have very specific names.
Barkley says a woman in her 20's is a kitten, a woman in her 30's is a puma, and a woman over the age of 60 is a panther.
While Chelsea was a freshman in college, her boyfriend at the time was a senior in high school.
Chelsea says that dating a younger guy while in high school is much different than dating a younger guy while in college.
He had no idea what I was going through because he's still in high school.” Emma Post, a junior at Johnson State College, dated a guy 3 years her junior. “I've always had relationships with someone significantly older than me, so it was difficult at first to adjust to the age difference,” Emma said.