However, regardless of the country, the language spoken, or the customs, my answer is universal.
This is because it’s not based on the laws of finance, geography or culture.
He has to not only take care of himself, but also take care of her.
This means she has to feel protected and safe in his company—both from outside forces—and from him.
This topic always stirs up great conversation (and surprising controversy! Relationship expert Dave Elliott believes it is the men who should take care of the check, and below are his reasons why. Recently, the advertising agency, Leo Burnett, conducted an exhaustive study on the state of relationships today and one of the items caught my eye.
According to the study, only 68 percent of men treat on the first date.
Ladies, I want you to simply say something to the effect of this: where it said that men actually take a great deal of pride in protecting and providing for a woman.
It also said that it’s demeaning and disrespectful to a man to not give him that opportunity or accept his gift gratefully…so how would you like to handle that?
Okay, as promised…how do you get a man to pick up the tab?
Simply put, a man is looking for a woman who will gratefully receive his gifts and appreciate his generosity.
The fact is, a man can be with anyone else at any given time and when he invests his time, talent and treasure with a woman, he simply wants it to be acknowledged.
It’s based on the Universal Laws of Polarity and they’re always at work whether you know them, like them, or even agree with them.
So with that in mind, I’d love to definitively answer the question once and for all—and as promised, I want to help set up both women and men so they can actually win.
Those who seem less than grateful or have an attitude of entitlement should realize how distasteful that is and not be surprised when a good man finds it to be a deal-breaker.