That’s just standard,” says another editor, “unless, it’s a confusing situation where I don’t know if we’re on a date or we’re just friends.
Then, I’ll do the pretend reach.”Splitting the bill Yet there are instances where it’s preferred to split the bill.
“You do the fiddling, the shuffling, and give them enough time to reach for their own wallets to take care of the bill,” says one editor, “or else what’s the option? No, that’s too awkward.” But a few others believe that during a first date, the reach—even a fake one—is out of the question.
“I never even pretend to reach if it’s a first date.
A 2014 Nerd Wallet study found that 77 percent of over 1,000 U. respondents expected men to pick up the check on a first date.
Most likely, they will continue to be—perhaps not forever, but certainly for the here and now. News flash: it’s not about the money, it’s about what the money signifies. It’s meant to set the tone—that this is and was a told Salon.
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