Since many of the authors have little interest in the history of technology outside of advertising black contributions to it, their stories tend to be fraught with misunderstandings, wishful thinking, or fanciful embellishments with no historical basis.The lack of historical perspective leads to extravagant overestimations of originality and importance: sometimes a slightly modified version of a pre-existing piece of technology is mistaken for the first invention of its type; sometimes a patent or innovation with little or no lasting value is portrayed as a major advance, even if there’s no real evidence it was ever used.The truth is, a lot of people immediately become skeptical when they hear someone met their significant other online.Despite becoming a more normal way for daters to connect in recent years, online dating still has a negative connotation to some.In a dialogue with a 52-year old white woman, Hordge-Freeman recollects how the mother was so anxious for her to meet her fair-skinned, light-eyed teenaged daughter.So proud of her daughter’s apparently straight hair, she encouraged the professor to touch the girl’s mane.
Demi Moore may have set the stage for the "Cougar Era", but her self-esteem issues were not consistent with those of the typical cougar.
Whatever the reason, our culture has yet to fully accept online dating as a respectable way to find love, so when we hear that two people met via the Internet, we immediately start questioning the validity of the relationship.
We’ve come to believe in this myth that online dating doesn’t work because everyone is lying or people are just looking for sex.
A cougar exudes self-confidence, which makes her a highly desirable conquest to a younger man.
Often it's the younger man who approaches the older woman in hopes of a purely sexual, no-strings-attached relationship.
But, consider if you are safer meeting and hooking up with a stranger in a bar, or a co-worker you barely know.