“If a woman insists on paying or splitting the check, someone gets confused,” Bonos says.
As one 21-year-old woman said, “I always always offer to pay though, but I love being turned down and having the bill taken care of.
And indeed, it is usually a “she” because men ask women out way more often than the reverse — guys start 80% of conversations on Ok Cupid.
As one 36-year-old man put it, “You’re taking the time out of your schedule to make time for me.
But another common sentiment was that whoever proposed the date should do the paying.
The date-asker treats his date because she took a chance on him and gave him the opportunity to woo her.
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