By Jennifer Conlin
NEWLY, as I read my girl, a junior in high school, along with her company go over their particular programs the prom, I experienced a vaguely troubling idea: can a 16-year-old be a cougar?
The woman close friends wished to grab men young than by themselves (much more youthful . two entire levels younger) for the prom.
In my personal prom time (as soon as the large slow dancing had been “Stairway to Heaven”), we opted for a guy who was simply not just bigger than me, but older also. O.K., I became just a few period more youthful than your, but that nonetheless mattered to my buddies and myself. We might have never even thought about going off to the prom, aside from the institution parking area, with a boy in less quality, unless we were baby-sitting him.
High-school many years had been like dog age in the past. A one-year difference should are a seven-year span, which is why the older guys seemed a great deal wiser and much more sophisticated compared to kids our own get older with acne. To get a college boyfriend was actually a proper coup.
Call it youthful cougars, a game title of self-confidence or perhaps female empowerment, however the impossible during my highschool decades is going on throughout me along with other mom of my associate. An increasing number of all of our teenage babes tend to be unabashedly showing their own choice for younger men, claiming they are certainly not only more polite than their unique earlier equivalents, but normally better as of yet.