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The Invention of Dating: Why Guys Pay for Dates

As Kristen and I get ready for a Gatsby-themed house party tonight, I’m reminded of how the Roaring ’20s birthed modern dating as we know it. The invention of dating replaced “calling,” as we discussed in A Dating Tradition Worth Bringing Back? Dating started with urban, working, lower classes, but quickly spread to public acceptance. […]

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Should A Guy Pay on a Date

Should A Guy Pay on a Date? 5 Ways To Decide

This topic never gets old. My Facebook page was on fire from a somewhat controversial video by Matthew Hussey. A girl in the audience states she’s been dating her boyfriend for 5 months, and was complaining he didn’t want to pay for a date. “You’re the gentleman here,” she says. “You should pay for the […]

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