Date Turns Sour: Was It Right to Split the Check? 😲

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A man goes on a date with a woman he's been messaging for a couple of weeks. They meet up and things seem to be going well until an unexpected comment changes the atmosphere. As the date progresses, the man decides to split the check, leaving his date surprised and upset. Was he right to do so, or should he have paid the bill? Read on to find out what happened.

Setting the Scene 🍽️

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First Impressions 🤝

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Unlucky in Love 💔

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Unexpected Comment 😳

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Vibe Killed ⚡

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Date Continues 🕒

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Check Arrives 💸

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Surprise and Anger 😠

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Sarcastic Reply 😏

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Name-Calling 😤

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Quick Exit 🚶‍♂️

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Friend's Opinion 🗣️

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Defending His Actions 🛡️

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Summary: A Date Gone Wrong 😬

A man and woman go on a date that starts off well, but takes a turn when the woman makes a rude comment about not sleeping with him just because he's buying dinner. The man is put off by her comment and decides to split the check at the end of the date, causing an argument. He later shares the story with a friend, who calls him a jerk for not paying the bill. Was he in the wrong, or did he make the right decision? Share your thoughts and reactions below. 👇

Always be prepared to go halfsies on a date! 👭👭

tropicalfriends | tropicalfriends

Comment section full of assumptions and name-calling. ESH.

Marcultist | Marcultist

Debate on who should pay on a date sparks controversy. 💰

milee30 | milee30

Splitting the bill out of spite sets a bad precedent 😕

itsapurseparty | itsapurseparty

Splitting the check turned into a debate on sex expectations. YTA.

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YTA for assuming she owed you sex and reacting rudely.

aschetheadorable | aschetheadorable

Commenter calls out OP's sarcastic comment, leading to ESH conclusion 😐

cowsaysmeow77 | cowsaysmeow77

Condescending date gets served a taste of her own medicine 😍

CulturedPhilistine | CulturedPhilistine

Splitting the check on a bad date is fair. 💰

Bitter_Syllabub | Bitter_Syllabub

Debate over who pays on a date sparks gender-based stereotypes 🤔

pmmeyourcarinsurance | pmmeyourcarinsurance

Splitting the check leads to a sour date. ESH.

BriefInteraction9 | BriefInteraction9

👍 Not the a**hole for not predetermining who pays.

Blue_Bomber_HH | Blue_Bomber_HH

Splitting the check and a defensive comment leads to conflict. YTA.

zarza_mora | zarza_mora

Splitting the check turned into a disaster. Both parties at fault. 🤷‍♂️

ViolentPlotBunny | ViolentPlotBunny

A bad date with bad manners on both sides 🤷🏻‍♂️

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Breaking gender norms on first dates, NTA stands firm

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Gender shouldn't determine who pays. Splitting the check is fair. 👍

maggienetism | maggienetism

Splitting the check: fair or presumptive? 🤔

NuukFartjar | NuukFartjar

The importance of clear communication in dating 💌

OldAndUnfashionable | OldAndUnfashionable

OP justified in not paying after date was rude. NTA 👍

friendlily | friendlily

Polite to pay for your share, NTA for not paying.

Kissing_Stars | Kissing_Stars

Breaking traditional dating expectations: NTA for going Dutch 👍

pnandgillybean | pnandgillybean

Splitting the check and expecting sex? YTA, and it shows.

froggyforest | froggyforest

Breaking gender norms in dating 👫‍♀️👫‍♂️ and standing up for oneself 💪

Opal-Star-Dust | Opal-Star-Dust

Splitting the check or splitting hairs? YTA gets called out 🤨

Flubber1215 | Flubber1215

Splitting the check ruins date after comment about sex expectations 😞

King_Rat_Daddy | King_Rat_Daddy

Splitting the check: YTA or NTA? The verdict is in.

alexc810 | alexc810

Splitting the bill in dating is a great way to vet people 👍

Dilduo | Dilduo

Going Dutch on a date: fair or not? NTA says yes.

PeachyPosterior | PeachyPosterior

Splitting the check on a first date: NTA explains etiquette.

gamefuzz30 | gamefuzz30

Dating app norms and assumptions lead to a sour date 😕

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