Seventy-eight percent of women said they split the check on a date because they didn’t want to feel obligated to go out again or to get physical.
But 47 percent of women said they offer to pay to be polite or to assert their independence.
This shift is generational: Millennials are more likely to offer to split the check than are Generation Xers or baby boomers.
[NY Post warns of the perils of dating ‘hot women’] When I spoke to Dayana Yochim, a consumer finance specialist for Nerd Wallet, about this study, she noted that it was a decent chunk of money. If you only go out on one date a year and this is what you’re spending,” then that’s a problem, she said.
“You can say, ‘Hey, that sounds great, but how about something more casual?