Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. Subscribe Login. 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. Below she explains some of the disadvantages. Controlling Williams said the older man can be controlling from several angles. Different interests The counselling psychologist said the older man might not share the interests of the younger person, which can be problematic and lead to jealousy.
The Advantages of Dating an Older Man
4 Benefits and Disadvantages of Dating a Younger Man
I am 19 and he is I know the age gap is huge, but it seems like I am attracted to older men because their maturity level is so much higher than college aged guys. Most people look at this negatively, and I want to know how you guys feel? It's the same advantages and disadvantages that go along with any relationship. It all depends on the two people in the relationship and how they make the relationship work. But I understand you completely on wanting to date someone with more life experience and with a higher maturity level than college guys. The point id like to bring up is the fact that if you ever became more than just dating these men, there will always be a huge gap.
8 Things to Know Before Dating an Older Man
When it comes to dating, age is just one among many factors to consider as you seek your match. We bring all of our prior life experience to any relationship we enter, so how much does it matter that one person's history is years or decades longer than the other's? Here, two experts weigh in on the benefits of dating an older man, as well as the potential drawbacks.