Man Refuses to Pay for Blind Date's Dinner 💔🍣: Right or Wrong?

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We all know the dating scene can be a bit of a minefield, especially when it comes to the age-old debate of who should pay for dinner. One man found himself in a sticky situation after his friends set him up on a blind double date. The evening didn't go as planned, and now he's facing backlash for not footing the bill for his date's meal. But is he really in the wrong? Let's dive into the story and find out! 😲🍴

The Double Date Setup 📅

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The Dinner Date 🍽️

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Not Clicking 💔

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Time to Leave ⏰

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The Unexpected Request 💸

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Half the Bill? 🤔

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The Wife Steps In 😠

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The Argument 😤

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Unresolved Conflict 🥊

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The Pricey Dinner 🍣

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The Great Dinner Debate 🤷‍♂️

So, our dateless hero finds himself in a pickle after not paying for his blind date's dinner. His friends, who set up the date, are not happy and demand he pay them back. But he argues that since they arranged the date, they should've discussed the payment expectations beforehand. Now, the internet is weighing in on this dinner debacle. Let's see what people have to say about this tricky situation... 🍿

Not the a**hole for not paying for a stranger's dinner 💰

Cat-catt | Cat-catt

Gender equality only works when it's convenient 👍

Purplefox71 | Purplefox71

Breaking gender norms: man refuses to pay for date 💰

UnexpectedFullStop | UnexpectedFullStop

Woman shows up without money, NTA for refusing to pay 💰

TemptingPenguin369 | TemptingPenguin369

Fair point, they should have clarified the payment arrangement. #NTA 👍

Fluffy-Doubt-3547 | Fluffy-Doubt-3547

NTA. If friends invited her, they should pay for her.

He_Who_Is_Right_ | He_Who_Is_Right_

Blind date's dinner bill: who should pay? NTA says comment.

thethrowaway212134 | thethrowaway212134

Blind date shouldn't expect a free meal, NTA 👍

Mermaidtoo | Mermaidtoo

Blind date didn't discuss payment, NTA for not paying 💰

Bleed_Green_8 | Bleed_Green_8

When you're NTA and done with blind dates 😎

Swimming_Gift_5683 | Swimming_Gift_5683

Clear expectations on paying for dates are crucial. NTA.

cookiequeen724 | cookiequeen724

Not the a**hole for not paying for the date 💰

SaikaTheCasual | SaikaTheCasual

Woman expects free meal on blind date, commenter says NTA.

OrcEight | OrcEight

Hosting a blind date doesn't mean paying for their meal 💰

Bitter-Conflict-4089 | Bitter-Conflict-4089

Taking responsibility for your own meal on a date 💳

a-_rose | a-_rose

Woman expects free meal on blind date, man refuses. NTA.

Every_Caterpillar945 | Every_Caterpillar945

NTA calls out date for wanting a free meal 🤯

YeetMyExistanceMan | YeetMyExistanceMan

Blind date, blind bill: NTA for not paying. 👍

eyore5775 | eyore5775

Friend's assumption leads to awkward situation. NTA 👍

JHSMesq | JHSMesq

NTA for refusing to pay for expensive blind date dinner. 👍

MauiValleyGirl | MauiValleyGirl

Date didn't bring money or friends are ticketing you? NTA.

Prize_Fox_9163 | Prize_Fox_9163

90% of women expect men to pay for first date. NTA.


Bad Tinder date leads to split bill assumption, awkwardness, and criticism.

PassoutPierce | PassoutPierce

Blind date gone wrong, but is it fair to pay? NTA

ScarieltheMudmaid | ScarieltheMudmaid

Going out without money is a risk. NTA for refusing.

Brainjacker | Brainjacker

Taking control of the situation and avoiding potential problems. 💪

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NTA. You didn't invite her out, not your $60 bill. 👍

AdorableTechnology39 | AdorableTechnology39

Blind date expects expensive meal paid for, NTA for refusing 🙅

33west33 | 33west33

Friend planned to mooch all night, NTA for refusing payment 👍

Harambes-Mom | Harambes-Mom

NTA for refusing to pay $60 for a first date meal 💰

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Friendship worth $30? NTA, but offer to pay half. 👍

DragonFireLettuce | DragonFireLettuce

Woman defends man for not paying for blind double date 💰

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Splitting the bill on a first date: fair or not? 👍

thislad45234 | thislad45234

Independence is key. NTA for not paying for blind date.

Mishy162 | Mishy162

First date should be split or paid by whoever initiated it. 💰

captnspock | captnspock

Group date, everyone pays for themselves. NTA for not paying.

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Clear communication is key in dating and friendships. 👍

DevilSilver | DevilSilver

Avoiding future setups with a boss move. NTA 👌

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User defends OP's decision to not pay for blind date's meal 💰

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Refusing to pay for a blind date's dinner: NTA

cassowary32 | cassowary32

Blind date orders $60 meal and doesn't bring money? NTA!

Available_Nail5129 | Available_Nail5129

NTA: Commenter defends man's decision not to pay for blind date's expensive meal.

BooksAndStarsLover | BooksAndStarsLover

Splitting the bill on a blind date with friends? NTA.

theradtacular | theradtacular

Woman agrees NTA, but would pay to maintain friendship. 👍

Brave_anonymous1 | Brave_anonymous1

NTA, but $60 for one meal is crazy 🤯

Miiesha | Miiesha

NTA for not paying, but leaving early wasn't cool 😕

MystifiedByPeople | MystifiedByPeople

NTA refuses to pay for entitled blind date 👏

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User defends man who refused to pay for blind date's meal 👏

shontsu | shontsu

Stand your ground and ditch the clueless friends 👍

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Woman shares her rule for paying on dates. #NTA 🙌

jeswalsurprise | jeswalsurprise

Etiquette dictates the inviter pays. NTA for paying own meal 👍

RevKyriel | RevKyriel

Blind date expects free meal, gets called out for entitlement. 💯

solitarybydesign | solitarybydesign

Splitting the bill on a blind date: NTA or ESH?

RLB4066 | RLB4066

Woman defends man's decision to not pay for expensive dinner 💰

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Choosing not to pay for a blind date's dinner: NTA

giantbrownguy | giantbrownguy

Dodged a bullet 💥. No obligation to pay for anyone.

BostonRae | BostonRae

Married commenter prefers to pay for own blind date dinner 💰

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Independent woman defends paying for her own dinner on blind dates 💪

Blommer12345 | Blommer12345

Blind date etiquette differs, NTA for not paying. 😊

PurpleFlavoredCherry | PurpleFlavoredCherry

Smart move for women to bring money on dates 💰

Prestigious-Name-323 | Prestigious-Name-323

Fair point, if he didn't offer, he shouldn't pay 💰

Shot-Professional125 | Shot-Professional125

NTA, she should have expected to pay for herself. 👍

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