A good majority agreed that celebs like Demi Moore and movies like American Pie have made being into cougars more socially acceptable.Who would have thought that Stifler's mom and Ashton Kutcher's preference in women could change the lives of thousands if not millions of men. She may have been beaten by the Democrat machine on 2008 but it appears Sarah Palin wins the cougar fantasy women election easily, with an impressive 24% of the vote from out shortlist of candidates that included Michelle Obama (just 3%), Hillary Clinton (2%), cougar legend Demi Moore (19%) and TV cougar supremos Courteney Cox (21%) and Kim Catrall (6%).Next up - so to speak - was seeing hot older women on TV and in the movies. More than half are happy to tell they friends that they are into mature women, even if for 8% it means taking some mild abuse.
Identifying a Cougar Attracting an Older Woman Community Q&A “Cougars” are popularly defined as women in their 40s (or older) who date significantly younger men, generally at a 10-year age gap or more.
Pop culture paints the cougar as predatory and pathetically desperate, but women have recently begun fighting the stereotype: real cougars, they argue, are confident, successful, single women over the age of 40, who — tired of unromantic and narrow-minded men their own age — date younger, more active and more adventurous men.
But 21% wouldn't stand for it, so mom's better check with your kids first or there could be a family feud on the way.
For this one we gave the option to skip if none applied so the figures above are the actual numbers of cubs who said: "Yep, I've done that".
Online is the runaway winner as the best place to meet older women (49%) - and we are delighted because, did we mention, this survey was run by the dating site Cougared.com?