Older Women Dating Younger Men Aren't 'Cougars'

WATCH: Why This Woman Says She Isn't A Cougar

Some people say age ain't nothing but a number, but that doesn't stop eyebrows from raising when one hears about a May-December romance, like Hugh Hefner and his new bride, Crystal Harris.

Older women taking up with younger men are often called cougars, a phrase one woman took offense to in a blog post for XOJane.com called, "Marry An Older Man First Then Go Younger..." Vicky Tiel joined a panel on HuffPost Live to discuss older women and younger men dating (or in her case, marrying). Tiel has been married for 26 years to a man 15 years her junior.

"When women are younger, they are interested in being loved," Tiel said. "At my age, I want to be loving to men."

Tiel had more to say about older women dating younger men and dating over 50 in the video above.

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