Cougar women: Is it ok to be a cougar?

Cougar women: Is it ok to be a cougar?
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What is a cougar?

What is a cougar?

J-Lo is having some fun with one, and Mariah Carey has a family with one, but what makes these women so attracted to younger men - and what's the thrill in being a cougar?

Whether you think cougars are older women looking for a bit of fun, or women preying on younger men while trying to recapture their youth, they're here to stay.

The cougar concept has got us intrigued and the thought of being able to date Ashton Kutcher, at any age, is reason enough for us to sit up and listen - could you, should you, ever be a cougar woman?

We all hanker after a guy who's full of life, and always ready to ravage us, but if that means going for younger men, it's worth knowing the pitfalls.

We've spoken to relationship advice expert Jules Filsell from eHarmony, for her tips on cougar dating.

Image: Mariah Carey is 11 years senior to 29-year-old Nick Cannon © Sipa

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