Foltz, 29, says it can be tricky, but that gender norms are still at play.
“I have a more masculine energy, so I usually pay on the first date,” she says.
The 1996 comedy “Swingers” popularized the idea that cool kids must wait three days to call a date after an encounter.
Just don’t overdo it, and remember that humor and tone don’t always come through in a text.
“[Texting] is a great way to flirt, maybe give them a taste of who you are,” says dating coach Chrisler.
, like, “a guy told me he was looking for a girlfriend by next year so he’d have someone to split rent with.” Then there was the charmer who told his date about the time he “got wasted, peed and mopped it up with his clothes, and then wore them.” Um, yeah.
, we’d like to assume you know better than to make mistakes like these.
“A week later, maybe you’d be like, ‘I should reach out.’” Gone are the days when dates had to be an elaborate night out at a buzzy restaurant or club.