Posts tagged "chivalry"

19 Proposed Rules For The Chivalrous Gentleman

Take note, fedoras. …

Megan Reynolds | July 13, 2015 - 10:00 am

Dater X: My Date With A Gentleman

It brings me great pleasure to inform you all that I’ve gone on another successful date with Scar Twin.  After our first date, where I oh-so-gracefully mimicked JLaw’s Oscars fall…

Dater X 2.0 | July 30, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Is Chivalry Dead? Maybe It Should Be

I’ve never been one for chivalry. I prefer to do things my way, and take pride in my own ability to lift things that are heavy, open doors on my…

Megan Reynolds | April 22, 2014 - 1:00 pm

“Clever” Bros Create Terrible Video Sweeping Women Off Their Feet

Hey bros, you know what’s not cool? When you invade the personal space of women you don’t know by “sweeping them off their feet.” It is really, really not okay,…

Julie Gerstein | September 11, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Study: Men Feel Guilty If Women Pay On Dates

The majority of both men and women believe that men should be opening their wallets on dates, according to a new study. Most men and women presume that men should…

Daley Quinn | August 14, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Chivalry Makes Women Suspicious, Says Dubiously Sourced Study

Okay, I’m pretty sure that the UK’s Daily Mail just makes shit up. But I am fairly sure that chivalry died one morning a month ago, when a man shoved

Jessica Wakeman | January 16, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Men Are More Inclined To Pay For Dinner If Their Date Is Pretty, Study Finds

Dating is uncomfortable for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is figuring out who pays at the end of the date. You’re a modern, working woman. You don’t…

Jessica Wakeman | June 27, 2012 - 9:20 am

The Good, The Bad & The WTF: Dating Advice “Millionaire Matchmaker” Patti Stanger Dispenses Over Twitter

One afternoon this week, I was putzing around on Twitter, procrastinating on work, when a tweet from Patti Stanger, the star of “Millionaire Matchmaker,” caught my eye. “Part of acting…

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2012 - 2:00 pm

4 Tips On How To Pick The Perfect Place For A First Date

Doing my time online dating, I’ve developed strong opinions about a lot of things. Handlebar mustaches? NO. Ayn Rand followers? Next. Men who tell girls not to contact them if…

Jessica Wakeman | May 8, 2012 - 11:00 am

10 Chivalrous Moves That Don’t Creep Us Out

Draw your weapons ladies and gents: for we are about to revisit the controversial topic of chivalry. A while back, we got into a very heated debate about so-called chivalrous

Ami Angelowicz | March 19, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Adventures In Gold Digging

For reasons unbeknownst to me, Business Insider has published a piece about a young woman in New York City who did something unethical, tempting and all-too-easy: she used the online…

Jessica Wakeman | December 1, 2011 - 4:20 pm

The Soapbox: What It Means To Be A Gentleman

I came late to appreciating chivalry, which I have written about on The Frisky before. For most of my life, chivalry made me uncomfortable. I’ve always identified as a feminist…

Jessica Wakeman | October 25, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Dealbreaker: He Made Me Mail My Half Of The Bill

I met Donny* for a drink at 6 p.m. on a Sunday. When I walked into the deserted restaurant, soaked from the downpour outside, I didn’t know he was destined…

Christiana Yiallourides | March 16, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Pregnant Commuter Kept Track Of How Much You Suck At Giving Up Your Seat

Most of us would like to think that if we saw a pregnant, elderly or handicapped person on the train or subway, we would offer up our seat in a…

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Conservative Women To Honor “Gentlemen” On Campus This March

It’s Women’s History Month, sisters, but you wouldn’t know it based on one women’s group’s plans. The Network of Enlightened Women, a conservative group, is hosting its annual Gentleman’s Showcase

Jessica Wakeman | March 1, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Newfound Respect For Chivalry

My freshman year of college, I went on a date with a guy to a fancy restaurant in Manhattan. It was the kind of place with a white tablecloth, where…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Is Chivalry Only For Men? I Don’t Think So, Ladies!

Whether a man is opening the door for a woman, sliding the chair away from the table so she can sit down, paying for her dinner on the first date,… | January 22, 2011 - 1:00 pm

10 Ways Guys Can Ensure A Successful Date Before It Begins

It never ceases to amaze me, the myriad of ways dudes manage to f**k up dates before they’ve even begun. I don’t want to walk into a first date with…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 7, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Refuses To Pay For Our Dates”

I recently started dating my best guy friend at school. We’ve had feelings for each other for months, have been together for about two months now, and are very much…

Wendy Atterberry | August 13, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Can’t Eric Johnson Hold One Of Jessica Simpson’s Bags?

That’s Jessica Simpson arriving at LAX. That’s her boyfriend, Eric Johnson, walking in front of her. Those are her three bags. My only question: Can’t he hold one of her…

Annika Harris | July 15, 2010 - 7:40 pm