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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.
Then, I’ll do the pretend reach.”Splitting the bill Yet there are instances where it’s preferred to split the bill.
One fashion editor said she goes dutch when she’s sure she never wants to see that person again.
Are you counting the minutes until the check comes?The old-school dating etiquette that the man pays is disintegrating. I work, I ask men on dates and sometimes (OK, often) even have sex with them purely for my own satisfaction, without wanting a baby or a ring or even a three-course meal in return.Generations of women before me popped contraceptive pills, downed pints, threw themselves in front of racehorses - and left me to pick up the tab. There are times when it's wholly appropriate for the fella to cough up: if he initiated the evening, chose the venue and picked the wine, for example.“I never even pretend to reach if it’s a first date.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.
Should I always insist on principle that I contribute fairly?