December 19th, 2002

Daria

Poll time!!

I was wondering if and how times have changed in the dating world since my mom's instructions for my first date, which I didn't buy even then ("He should pay for everything, and if he respects you he won't try to park with you"):

Poll #85230 a dating poll

Who do you think should do the asking on a date?

The guy
9(11.8%)
The girl
1(1.3%)
Doesn't matter
66(86.8%)

Who should pay on a date?

The guy
9(11.8%)
The girl
1(1.3%)
Whoever asked
38(50.0%)
Strictly Dutch
6(7.9%)
Whoever has more money
8(10.5%)
Other
14(18.4%)

Ladies, ever asked a guy out?

Yes
47(82.5%)
No
10(17.5%)

Would you ask a guy out?

Yes
49(84.5%)
No
9(15.5%)

Guys, have you ever been asked out by a girl?

Yes
17(70.8%)
No
7(29.2%)

If yes, how did it make you feel? Check all that apply.

flattered
5(22.7%)
emasculated
1(4.5%)
disturbed
2(9.1%)
pleased
1(4.5%)
other (explain in comments)
1(4.5%)

Guys, do you wish more girls asked guys out?

Yes
23(88.5%)
No
3(11.5%)

Have you ever said yes to a date just to be polite?

Yes
39(54.2%)
No
33(45.8%)
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