My Son's Friend Wants Me


Hi Lucia,

I am 44 and one of my son's friends is interested in me. How do I let him know that I am also interested? Sreedevi

Hi Sreedevi,

You don’t. As I’m sure you know, I’m all for Cougar dating, but this is the one line I don’t believe you should cross. There is no way your son will be happy about this and the repercussions will last much longer than the “relationship”.

This is where your maturity comes in. Just because someone is interested, doesn’t mean you have to follow through. If this young man finds you attractive, I’m sure others will also. If you want to date younger, find one of those “cubs” and leave this one alone.


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