Match has evolved a lot since then, and is today one of the most frequently visited online dating websites.
It is a service that attempts to be useful for everyone rather than catering to a niche market or a particular type of person.
I say this a tad defensively, I suppose, as friends have sometimes branded me a cougar for having dated younger men. However, I point out that I don’t hunt, and am instead the hunted, so the cougar tag doesn’t apply.
Not all of us want to be compared to an animal, but when you compare your traits to those of your current partner, you'll begin to see why things are moving the way you want them to be moving, or not..your partner take the test with you and see if you are compatible.
Take the cougar, for instance, a sleek feline who preys on the young.
The Urban Dictionary describes the cougar as an “older woman who frequents clubs in order to score with a much younger man.
Before falling in love, you need to work on building up your self confidence, and getting over your fear of judgement.
He thought that instead of going through a clunky phone menu or newspapers, why not have an online database holding thousands of profiles which could be easily accessed anytime by anyone who was a member?
This lead to the creation of the online dating service called Match.
The cougar can be anyone from an overly surgically altered wind tunnel victim”—Jocelyn Wildenstein is that you?
—“to an absolute sad and bloated old horn-meister, to a real hottie or MILF.” While the cougar has become a popular trope in contemporary culture, there are, if you want to be pedantic about it, apparently various categories of big cats prowling the alcohol-doused wilds in search of prey, many of them willing.
Dating websites and apps are a relatively new breed, given that we only recently had widespread internet connections (and smartphones).