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How else, in modern times, can he experience the atavistic pleasure of returning to his cave fresh from a hunt, happily dragging a woolly-mammoth carcass behind him, if not by buying a pair of movie tickets instead of just one for himself? As I wrote in my piece, the origins of our gendered treating tradition are historical, not genetic—and recent history at that.The imperative that men pay for women goes back to the start of the twentieth century, when dating was a new method of courtship practiced by members of the urban working class.
Each guy paid for his date’s dinner or drinks, as guys who go out with women are generally expected to do.
A guy who seeks recourse through Venmo the morning after is a guy who doesn’t think he got his money’s worth the night before.
But what of a man’s biological imperative to provide for his mate, you ask?
Our survival guide is designed to give you enough first date tips to help to put you at ease before and during your date, so you can rest assured it will be enjoyable, and perhaps the first of many more to come.
In the hours before your first date, make sure you distract yourself and you’ll help to keep those pre-date jitters at bay.