Miley CyrusÂ knows how to spoil herÂ significant other, not to mention her friends. The star and her newÂ fiancĂ©,Â Liam Hemsworth,Â were spotted out to dinner with friends atÂ Studio City, California on Saturday, where Cyrus picked up the tab, according toÂ People. The pair, who have beenÂ engagedÂ since June, are still happy and very much in love.
How do you know when to let your partner pay for a date?
The rules of chivalry traditionally place the man responsible for paying for a date. However, the rules of economy have changed, making the playing field even in terms of paying the bill. Here’s a few tips on when to let yourÂ partnerÂ pay for a date, and when to cover it yourself:
1. They offer:Â There’s a big difference between yourÂ honeyÂ reaching for the bill out of courtesy but allowing you to pay and having them actually offer to pay. If your beau is willing to pay the bill, let them, and be sure to offer to pay next time.
2. They want to split:Â There’s nothing wrong with you and yourÂ sweetheartÂ paying for your own meals. If they suggest splitting the check 50/50, thatâ€™s a good way for both of you to save money and not feel guilty about that $130 check.
3. You’re not alone:Â If you’re out with friends, as Cyrus and Hemsworth were, the rules can be different than if itâ€™s just a date. For instance, if yourÂ partnerÂ wants to pay for the entire table out of appreciation for everyone, you can allow him the gesture. Still, be sure to pay them back with something special later.
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