“I never even pretend to reach if it’s a first date.
Bullfighters, for example, showed up at Moschino and Pucci in cropped pants, embellished boleros and matador hats.
Others, like Missoni and Blumarine,chosethe girlish route channeling flamenco dancers in ruffled, bouncy dresses and big flower hair clips. Both parties should split the bill down the center.
Are you so bored that you’re brainstorming your grocery list for the next day?
If this is the case, it may be in your best interest to either split the bill or pay for it altogether.
Now, the only indicator we have of who should pay the bill is the overall mood of the date.
Are you counting the minutes until the check comes?
In the past, men automatically took responsibility for the check as they typically made more or worked more than women.
Now, we live in a society where women are battling men in the workplace and are often financially independent.
However, a good rule in dating is not to do anything with the expectation of something in return.
Do you anticipate, even just a tiny bit, that if you pay for dinner, I am obliged to be radiantly complimentary and adulatory company? Some men seem to take great pride in saying those three little words: “I'll get this.” But similarly, men may ask whether an expectation is being placed on them.
As if the whole concept of dating weren’t awkward enough, it always gets weirder during that dreaded moment when a waiter drops off the check on a table.