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Collaring Cougars in the Name of Conservation

Boone Smith | Posted 12.01.2014 | Green
Boone Smith

Whether we recognize it or not, we need these wild places with big predators. Perhaps we don't go there often, but all of us need that touch of the wild.

Proof That 'Sexy' Doesn't Have An Expiration Date

Erica Jagger | Posted 11.29.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

I really don't understand why people collude with a misogynistic cultural message. I don't know why it's threatening to see an older woman rocking a revealing outfit, or to picture an older woman having sex. Perhaps younger women don't want more competition? Perhaps men find a hot woman with life experience intimidating?

An Encyclopedic Case Study of The Human Female Cougar

Aimee Heckel | Posted 10.29.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

The cougar has distinct markings that include leopard print, fluorescent pink and push-up bras. The cougar has a slender, muscular and agile body, ideal for stalking and ambushing.

On Single Moms and Dating Younger Men

Emma Johnson | Posted 09.01.2014 | Divorce
Emma Johnson

In relationships, I prefer to be younger and cuter than my mate. Even just a year or two his junior somehow feels more comfortable, as illogical and sexist as that is. But it is. Because youth and its wingman -- beauty -- have power of their own, no matter how fleeting.

THIS Is Why You Should Try Cougar Dating

Lisa Copeland | Posted 08.27.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Who knew that as women over 50, we'd have so many options to choose from when it came to dating men? Believe it or not, lots of men want to date us -- older men, men our age and even younger men are trying to catch our eye.

WATCH: 31-Year-Old Man Has 91-Year-Old Ultimate Cougar Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.05.2014 | Fifty

Forget Harold and Maude. How about Kyle and Marjorie? Kyle Jones from Pittsburgh is a 31-year-old man with an untraditional romantic leaning towar...

Your Couch Is Far More Dangerous Than You Think

Ben Klasky | Posted 06.17.2014 | Parents
Ben Klasky

Why are we so afraid to let our kids play outside, when we know that such activity is vital for their physical and mental health? Our fears are so extreme that in a few cases, parents have been arrested for allowing their children to play outside unattended. My mother would have been sent to jail on an almost daily basis.

Rumsfeld: The Recalled and the Unrecalled

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

I have followed Rumsfeld's career from the '80, when I started CNN, until at least 2005, when as a guest on Fox News, I suggested that he be fired for the same reasons that Dan Rather had been fired -- he was the guy in charge when bad things were going on in his department.

10 Hollywood Couples Who Prove 'Cougar' Stereotypes Wrong

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristen Sturt | Posted 03.14.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Age is a state of mind. Just ask the fabulous women in these famous May-December romances: Read more from Grandpar...

WATCH: These Rescued Cougar Orphans Are Thriving

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Green

If you're looking for your daily dose of uplifting mixed with cute and cuddly, then look no further. The Oregon Zoo has posted video of three new addi...

5 Types Of Guys You're Bound To Date After Divorce

Posted 02.16.2014 | Divorce

Written by Jenny Erikson on CafeMom's blog, The Stir It’s rough to start dating again after a divorce. You’ve been off the market for so long,...

Top 10 Worst Things About Being Married To A Younger Man

Emma Nicholson | Posted 04.08.2014 | Fifty
Emma Nicholson

Being married to a younger man has been a learning experience, for sure. I'm not one of those women who fear my younger spouse will ditch me eventually for a young hot babe but there are definitely some drawbacks.

A Trader Joes Cashier Broke My Heart

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 11.06.2013 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Trader Joes.That bastion of affordable wasabi peas, almond milk and hemp oil. That innovator of quality ingredients for everyday low prices. That hire-er of a potpourri of gorgeous men tricked out in Reyn Spooner Hawaiian Hula Luau shirts who flirt with me. (Not the shirt, the men.)

The Benefit Of A ‘Friend With Benefits'

Pauline Gaines | Posted 11.22.2013 | Divorce
Pauline Gaines

Before Nick, I never understood the Booty Call concept, and thought it was rather unseemly. But now I see the benefit to friends with benefits.

Football Sunday at Popcorn Park?

Susan Sacirbey | Posted 11.12.2013 | Travel
Susan Sacirbey

Labor Day Weekend 20 years ago, Ambassador Mo and I were headed to Long Island in a new Bronco II SUV. For those unfamiliar with New York roadways,...

Calling Cougars, Crones and Women of a Certain Age

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.03.2013 | Fifty
Darryle Pollack

For a large segment of women over 50, none of the wording fits: not just our age but the age we're living in. I think it's time to change the words to fit the changes in us.

Young Guys Troll Facebook for Boomer Women

Renee Fisher | Posted 11.03.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Who were these young men and how did they find us? And why did they not post their contact info on the site?

Why Are So Many Boomer Babes Still Single?

Hope Gainer | Posted 11.03.2013 | Fifty
Hope Gainer

While sitting alone on a summer's day in sunny South Beach, I was pondering why so many great women I know are still single, including myself. And a few good men too. I am really referring more to the Baby Boomer generation. Of course, there are girls in their 20s, 30s and 40s who want to get married and probably will. But I am wondering why us boomer babes stayed single.

4 Reasons To Date A Younger Man (And 4 Reasons You Shouldn't)

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 10.21.2013 | Fifty
Meryl Hartstein

Pros and cons of dating a younger man! Let's be honest, the main reason a woman will date a younger man is because physically it's very appealing. But there could be more than meets the eye. Here are four good reasons to allow yourself to jump into the kiddie pool.

How One Woman Is Prepping For Sex With Younger Men

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 09.23.2013 | Fifty
Joanna Perry-Folino

Now that I've accepted the fact that age doesn't matter all that much after 40 in terms of who one hooks up with, I've been getting in shape for that inevitable moment when someone walks into my life who is five, 10, even 15 years younger than me.

On The Prowl

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.17.2013 | Travel

The term cougar has become synonymous with a certain type of stereotypical female, generally on the older-side, seeking a certain age-specific (read: ...

Let's Accept That Women Date Younger Men

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women

You know that old idea that women want to date older men, because they're more likely to be financially established, more mature, or both? Not tru...

Why It's Really Okay When Older Men Go After Much Younger Women

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 08.08.2013 | Fifty
Joanna Perry-Folino

So to all you guys out there hungering for a younger woman? Hey if you got the money to make a young gal happy, go for it. And to all the older women wanting a younger guy, hey if you got the money to make a young guy happy, go for it. Maybe you'll end up really falling in love. It happens.

De-Man Cave or Un-Man Cave? That is the Question.

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 08.06.2013 | HuffPost Home
Susan McCorkindale

Not only did I not de-man cave my honey's house, I embraced it. I didn't just incorporate the skulls and the antlers and the rifles and yes, even the shockingly long walrus penis bone my almost-husband has displayed in the master bath into my decorating endeavors, I highlighted them.

Why I'm Content With Being A Cougar;

Debbie Burgin | Posted 08.06.2013 | Divorce
Debbie Burgin

I'm a 40-something-year-old, happily divorced woman. And I've found that a woman in my physical, social and sometimes financial position is attractive to the 20- and 30-something-year-old male who professes to have grown tired of "needy" 20-something females.