2. When a girlfriend expects him to pick up the check on dates.
Your boyfriend will be upset if you expect him to pay for all the dates. “We make more or less the same salary. I don’t get why I always have to pay for her,” a guy in his 20s complained. Men like to be chivalrous, especially at the beginning of the relationship, so they tend to offer to pick up the check. However, you should also have the courtesy to suggest splitting the bill once your relationship stabilizes.