Dating tips the rules
Things are new and you aren't familiar with what the other likes yet. Opt for something that gives you both an easy out, like lunch or a drink.
There are different reasons that a guy might not pick up the tab (some that might not have anything to do with you), but if you're into him, avoid looking too disappointed.If it doesn't happen in the beginning, he'll think it'll never happen." —Tyler L."It can take the edge off to meet with a group of friends.Invite your guy and his crew to hang in a big group.Half the fun of going out is getting to know someone new, so allow yourself to let that happen organically." —Oliver B."Please don't compare us to your exes—out loud or even in your head.Sometimes horror stories about them can make for fun discussion, but don't ever bring your ex into the conversation if it's not called for.
That way you can get a feel for what he's normally like around his buddies and it'll let you both relax a bit more.