Some etiquette experts will tell you that when a man and a woman meet for a first date, the man should always pay. Others say that its 2019, and women are perfectly capable of covering the bill.
Should a girl offer to pay on a first date?
The Golden Rule of paying on a date is this: always offer to contribute, but be willing to take no for an answer. Even if you asked your date out, even if you are a powerful woman with an extremely high salary, and even if you want to pay, its OK to let you date cover a bill no matter their gender.
Should a girl pay on a date?
She recommends taking turns paying. That way both people get to demonstrate their generosity—“and the desire not to be a user,” she says. The person who asks for the date pays—and plans it, too. If you are a woman asking a man out, tell him you will be treating and explain that it is because you asked him out.