June 8, 2016

The Venmo Request: A New Wrinkle in Modern Dating


Money is dating’s biggest taboo. Nothing is harder to discuss, in the context of romance, or more likely to give offense when one does, not even sex. But when the New York Post suggested last week that one of the institution’s foremost traditions - a guy paying for his date’s dinner or drinks - is undergoing some change, with men starting to request reimbursement, it makes you think: should this be a thing?

My sympathies are split.

Topics: Culture, Dating, Technology