I went on a date a couple of weeks ago with a Finnish girl called Jenni. She was 27 years old, doing quite well for herself in marketing and fairly hot (about a seven). We met outside the pub, I bought us some drinks, we grabbed a seat and had a nice chat. She told me about her job, about Finland; I told her about the time I went travelling and the boxing gym I go to. Soon our pint glasses were almost empty.
At the end of the first drink on a first date, there’s always a slightly uncertain moment: who gets the next one? Obviously I got the first one because I’m a geezer. Do I also get the second one because I’m a geezer?
In my experience, about 80% of the time, the girl will offer to buy the second drink. And I will almost always insist on getting it myself. She will quickly agree to this idea, leaving the impression it was a token offer, but that's fine. With Jenni, I waited for this moment briefly, but when she didn’t offer I asked if she wanted another drink. In about 80% of cases,