They were staring into each other’s eyes and eventually the waiting staff brought the bill over to them.
Rebecca’s date looked at the slip and then he leaned in close and whispered softly: “Do you want to pay your half by cash or card?
In fact men even over the age of 40 often see it as their role to pay for dates and many women feel both nurtured and more comfortable when this takes place.
This however does not mean that men should expect sex because they paid for dinner.
If you speak to men and women alike you will never get a unanimous answer to the question- who should pay the bill on a date.
This is still an issue that many people grapple with when it comes to dating after the age of 60.
Most of the time it will be the man but sometimes it is the woman.
Often men over the age of 60 are gentlemanly and have been taught that they are not just paying for a meal or a movie but the pleasure of a woman’s company and therefore should pay.
He had taken her to a decent restaurant and they'd had a three-course meal and a bottle of champagne too.If you are not sure about this issue then it is a good idea to stick to some general guidelines about paying the bill on a date.Whoever does the pursuing and asking should pay for the date.If this includes paying your way, embrace it on your terms. Get as detailed as possible about what you require from your partner. Some ideas to get you thinking: How should your partner treat you? Get more tips by downloading my FREE e-book 3 Ways to say No without being Pushy or a Pushover.Another helpful question you could ask yourself is what the "end game" in dating is for you. If your goal is to date a chivalrous man who opens doors and willingly pays, then be very clear with yourself and with your new man. What would make you feel uncomfortable on a date and what would be blissful? My goal is to help you create sanctuary and clarity around what you do want, as quickly as possible.Modern day etiquette often encourages that if one person pays for the first few dates then as time goes by the other person should begin paying for some dates and the couple can alternate back and forth.