DATING an older man can have its perks — upward social mobility, wise advice, maturity, resources and a host of other things, but despite the glitz and glamour, there can be a few disadvantages.

While such a relationship might provide upward social mobility for the younger person and people might argue that age is just a number, there are certain conditionalities that come with dating a man your senior, especially if he’s twice or thrice your age. Controlling Williams said the older man can be controlling from several angles.

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Everyone knows that older men love dating younger women (and many of my female coaching clients complain about this).

A lot depends on the age difference between you and how much younger you're talking about.

The Pros: As a dating coach for women, I've found that age does not matter as much as compatibility.

When two people find the love they want, the difference in years becomes meaningless.

Naturally there are wonderful things about being romanced by someone younger, as well as a number of challenges.

But in recent years, the tables turned and now many women are dating younger men.’ and might even start limiting the time she spends with her friends,” she said. Health differences “Age is definitely not just a number here,” Williams said.But she said while there are older men who are fit and don’t have pot bellies, as you age illnesses may step in and in such instances things may fall apart. Ridicule According to Williams, there are older men who really are fit and keep themselves looking good and attractive; however, where the woman is concerned, she may be ridiculed and accused of being with him because of the perks. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: [email protected] If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: [email protected] In truth, with age does come experience and a certain sense of power. They are still enjoying the variations of different women.She can feel comfortable in setting the rules and doesn't need to feel like she is not in control of the situation. If commitment is something you may be looking for, you might want to opt for an older man. Communication is still not at its optimum peak in a younger man.Avoid becoming her 'money daddy' at all costs (pun intended).