Parents already dating
As the rules of dating have evolved, so have the rules regarding who foots the bill.
Back in the day, it was understood that when a man asked a woman on a date, he was also accepting responsibility for paying.
And while one could argue that any time together can be quality time, it can be easy to get complacent and let these kinds of less-than-romantic options become the norm.
Unless you’ve both agreed on who’s paying ahead of time, you could find yourself doing the awkward pay tango at the end of your meal.
Gone are the days of sitting by the phone waiting for your crush to call.
From a child’s standpoint, all family arrangements constitute a family, whether they include parents or parental figures.
However, when the arrangements include more than one household, changes in one household can influence the others.