Skip to comments.Why some women are OK with men picking up the check on dinner dates
Posted on 12/17/2018 6:05:52 PM PST by Kenny Bania
Chivalry might be dead, but many women still welcome it when a man holds a door or picks up the check. While more than 77% of people in one survey thought a man should pay for a first date, women may see the gesture as a patronizing deal-breaker, especially as society wrestles more than ever with the power dynamic between the sexes.
But now theres evidence that women even committed feminists interpret paying for dinner and holding doors as signs that a man is husband material. Interestingly, these women are fully aware that a man who engages in this benevolent sexism could also be the type of guy who undermines women and tries to control them, a recent study published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin found.
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I’m a liberated man, I am fine with a woman picking up the tab.
Any woman offended by my holding the door or paying for dinner can get bent.
Rage at the patrimony has its limits
During the Summers of the mid to late 60s, I worked at a Summer Retreat which employed over 400 College Summer Staff and around a hundred full time.
One day at Supper, Mom Weeks, the wife of the manager told the girls that they were making the same as the boys and they should pick up the tab on some dates.
It did no good. It was so ingrained in the girls that the boy pays that they ignored her advice.
I have been married forever. Haven’t picked up the check in years.
> women may see the gesture as a patronizing deal-breaker <
Single men, take note. Now you have a simple and effective way to tell if you’re dating a woman or a womon.* (Unless you want to be lectured nonstop forever, avoid the womon.)
* nonstandard spelling of “woman” adopted by some feminists in order to avoid the word ending -man
married foreplay: Wife gets me a beer.
That Risk Management stuff is killer, Jerry!
Gold, Jerry. Gold!
I might have to order the Big Salad.
Same here. In fact, I would be willing to be a totally “kept” man with the right woman!
There are certain people who's opinion you should consider. You should be ready to tell the rest of the world to go take a flying leap. Then you should be ready to take the results of your actions without whining about it.
THAT is what makes you an adult.
Who the absolute fck is she trying to kid here?
Apart from everything else, if you invite someone to dinner and pick the restaurant yourself it is only fair that you pay. The women probably wasn’t going to spend that much on her meal otherwise.
"We ALL pay for sex".
Any who made it an issue were never asked again.
If she invites you okay, otherwise if you invite her then ...
The woman often expends considerable resources enhancing beauty and feminine wiles for a date, the guy usually only has to show up and not be an asshole. Paying for the date balances The expenditures.
They still date? I thought they spent all day walking around malls looking at smart phones.
Women. If the didn't have < insert favorite pejorative for female sexual organs here > there'd be a bounty on 'em.
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