You are walking down an upscale boulevard minding your own business and notice a beautiful young woman happily window shopping with her dad, you then notice them embrace and kiss in a manner that was anything but fatherly.
The normal response in mixed company when talking about the age difference in relationships is who really cares? But the truth is that any relationship with a big age difference is going to discreetly be talked about or at least quietly questioned.
Many older successful men like to keep what is commonly referred to as Sugar babies or the Trophy Wife as a significant other. These men, often called Sugar daddies, when seeking a relationship with a significant age difference love the fact that it gives them the illusion of power in the eyes of their peers. Woman who enjoy the same feelings of control over younger men are often identified as Cougars.