Great post from Violet that you should check out. Who should pay for dinner?
Here you are, I say, reaching into my bag for my wallet. I’ll pay half.
No no Violet, it’s fine really, dinner is on me.
Are you sure, I don’t mind paying my share, I feel…
Nope, I’ve got this.
Thank you then, that was really lovely, delicious.
That is me, on a good first date. I always offer to pay my share.
I’m usually told no. And I’m usually relieved.
Not just because I don’t have a lot of money, which I don’t, but because – I donno – I grew up in that generation where men are supposed to pay.
They are meant to be strong, dominant, high earning, powerful and in charge.
I know that is all ridiculous. That we are all strong, equal, etc.
But I still like the idea of it.
I’m old fashioned that way.
So when my son went on a…
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