Young men can breathe easy now. An expert in Britain has said it was a myth that older women preyed on them.
Research revealed that the "cougar effect" is for celebrities such as 47-year-old actress Demi Moore 47, who is married to Ashton Kutcher, 32.
A study was carried out in which psychologists studied dating websites. They found men and women continued to be rather traditional when it came to love.
quoted psychologist Michael Dunn of the University of Wales as saying: "Women across all age groups and cultures target men either their own age or older." But men often look for a younger woman partner.