The two could never quite decide if they wanted to stay married or not, but they were officially done by the end of the decade.Demi Moore became the poster woman for the cougar when she settled down with Ashton Kutcher and their nearly 16-year age difference.She's married to Olivier Martinez, who like Berry is in his late 40s.But ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry, left, is nine years younger than her.Also, a man almost always has something of an emotional advantage over a female, in the sense that women are biochemically predisposed to get more attached after sex; blame it on the oxytocin. there will be one million more men in the 25-44 age range than women. And as Lisa Daily, author of "How To Date Like a Grown-up," puts it: "Those bachelors in the prime of their lives won't just sit around crying in their soup about the lack of available women--they'll pursue women over 40." Lovelies ... So when there's an older woman in the picture--a woman who is likely a little more experienced, a little more secure in her career, a little more self-assured--the power balance is more equal. I have the feeling a bunch of you are gonna disagree with me here ... As the public becomes accustomed to tales of 40- and 50-year-old women who date younger men, 20- and 30-something women who do the same are still regarded as a strange species.
but once you get to adulthood, you know, 18 is 18."Of course, as far as "The Twilight Saga" is concerned, 18 isn't always 18.In it, she says she doesn't know how she became the cougar poster-woman ... What's more, I waited a time to lose my virginity--so maybe my libido is younger than I am, and chooses its targets accordingly? Anyway, it's also true that the babies tend to come to me; on Monday alone, I was contacted via the online personals by a 23-year-old, a 24-year-old, and a 25-year-old, all of whom actually seem eligible. As a result of Monday's somewhat unsual statistics, my darling Parisian friend Patrick (who is five years younger than I am) and I got into a chat about the joys of, shall we say, puma-dom. 1) When there's a 5-10 year age difference, and the man is younger, it's a great match of sexual self-knowledge on the part of the female and sexual energy on the part of the male.As Patrick put it, "By the time a woman reaches her thirties, she's more comfortable with her sexuality--she knows what she wants and how to get it better. And when the guy is younger, his stamina is no question. When an older man is with a much-younger woman, however, as Patrick pointed out, it's definitely not about the sex--certainly not for , anyway."But an older woman with a younger man -- it's almost judged the way different religions judge doctrines of other religions." Wright, who announced the couple's engagement in January, is just one star who's open-minded about an age gap.Before going public with their relationship, Selena Gomez, 21, referred to Justin Bieber, 20, as her little brother.