Dating who should pay the bill
So, he set to work and read every book he could find, studied every teacher he could meet, and talked to every girl he could talk to to figure out dating.After four years, scads of lays, and many great girlfriends (plus plenty of failures along the way), he launched this website. A recent study presented at the American Sociological Association’s annual meeting suggests the answer is far from clear in our collective mind.And, evidently, a lot of women like it this way; 44 percent said they were bothered when men expected them to kick in some cash.NPR reporter Shereen Marisol Meraji recently dropped in on a professional-etiquette class for teens to see what they made of traditional chivalry. I don’t see the point,” 18-year-old Chiamaka Njoku told her.“Most of these doors are automatic anyway.”But the young woman took a less progressive stance on the topic of money: “If a man wants to pay for the whole meal, I would not stop him,” she said.
A survey released yesterday morning found that about 77 percent of people in straight relationships believe men should pay the bill on a first date.But in the past five decades, more and more women have become breadwinners, at least in the U. Some researchers have speculated about why, even in light of these big-picture changes, the expectation to pay for dates falls to men.