Contributing Male Member’s Profile: Unassuming, artistic, Asian-american, architect.
However, those who are impressed by how much one party, presumably the man, pays for a date are probably not on this website anyway. Riverside Park has a promenade and pier where they show free movies out on the pier in the evening on a very large movies screen. Meet for a picnic in Central Park, bringing items from home rather than a pricey catered picnic, with a bottle of wine 2 can eat as cheaply as one.
Those were my two cents, which in this economy represents a significant portion of my income. Walk the High Line, walk anywhere, New York is so beautiful to walk in, explore the rivers and all the parks along them.
I understand that millennials don’t date so the issue is so far moot, but admittedly this is from second-hand information.
I urge everyone to heed your advise and make a first date short and inexpensive, so it doesn’t really matter who pays.
It turns out the random acts of kindness makes the giver happier but the recipient … A few observations: Re-entering the dating “scene” after divorce, I found the practice of the man paying to be much more expected now than say, 20 years ago.