They were staring into each other’s eyes and eventually the waiting staff brought the bill over to them.
Rebecca’s date looked at the slip and then he leaned in close and whispered softly: “Do you want to pay your half by cash or card?
When she came back, she noticed that I didn’t put in my credit card to pick up or split the check. We can never know unless we let down our guard and allow her to pick up a check.
Are you being objectified in terms of your success? I tend to date men more cultured and interesting than me.
They tend to be older, more successful and higher earners as well.
In this system, a guy pays unquestionably, and if a woman offers to pay, he is supposed to say no. WHAT PEOPLE SAY: Yes, and, generally, that is the case.
Being generous, especially to someone you care about, is an incredible feeling – right up there, I’m told, with having everything paid for by someone else. Consider that chivalry started at a time when men worked and women didn’t. Thus, men picking up the check sprung out of necessity, not out of kindness.