In case you missed it, the world's finances are in a wobbly spot. And by wobbly, I mean dire. And by dire, I mean potentially the worst state they've ever been in a lot of our lifetimes.
But let's not focus on that big scary thing, because our brains will implode and I want to talk about much more
important silly things.
Like how we navigate that awkward part of dinner out with friends. You know the one. Where the bill lands on the table and everyone avoids eye contact as they glance over at the sign sticky taped to the cash register that says 'NO SPLIT BILLS'.
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This awkward part has always been just that – awkward. But when everything is more expensive and everyone is feeling not just a pinch but a massive punch in their bank accounts, then the awkwardness ramps up tenfold.
So, to shed light on how exactly we're navigating this pickle, I asked 30 women what they are doing every time the bill is slapped on the dinner table.