(The Frisky) -- It seems that all anyone is talking about lately is the economy, so why is money still such a tough topic to discuss with your nearest and dearest? Phil feels otherwise, my take on this has always been he (or she) who asks, pays.They say married couples fight over money more than anything else, but what about when you just started dating? (The bloviating shrink says men should always be the ones to pony up.) And if you don't pay for the whole thing, you should at least offer to split the tab.It’s been a great night of drinks, dinner, and conversation, but the evening is coming to a close as the bill is finally brought to the table.Questions start to flood your mind: Do I offer to pay?The purpose of the study according to assistant professor in psychology Dr David Fredrick was to find out why some traditional practices were being clung to despite a push for equality between the sexes. They believe that women only want equality when it suits them.That we want to cherry pick the best of both worlds.
Here are some guidelines to help you handle awkward situations involving the bill, and some other general dating advice for women. The financial aspect of dating is much different for a first date, for example, than it is for a fourth or fifth date.
” A beautiful friendship started and ended that night because like myself, Rebecca is a woman that expects that if a man asks you out then he should foot the bill. A recent study involving 17,000 men and women in the US discovered that 84 per cent of men and 58 per cent of women said that men still usually paid when the bill came, even after they had been together for some time.
But nearly two thirds of men believed that women should contribute compared with the 44 per cent of women who felt put out at the suggestion.
"If you've planned an evening you can't afford just to impress her, consider making different plans." Don't let pride or embarrassment turn into excess spending and anger.
Just because she wears thousand dollar shoes doesn't mean you have to.
She had a first date with a man and it had all gone really well.