by Steve Slavin
Abby was the most widely read and longest running
advice column ever written.
Here is how Abigail Van Buren might have
responded to anxious New Yorkers who found
themselves on the cutting edge of the Sexual
Revolution in the late 1960s.
A woman never pays
on a date? Right? Thats the way I was
brought up. So let me ask you: on a date, should
a woman ever agree to go Dutch?
Only if she has no
intention of sleeping with her date. These are
the sixties, honey! Better to be known as a
sleep-around than a gold-digger.
No one respects a gold-digger.
Is a girl who goes
to a guys house for dinner obligated to
sleep with him?
DEAR DINNER GUEST:
Are you going
there for the cooking? Seriously, sweetie, if you
arent, youll certainly make a bad
Over the last few
weeks Ive had three women over for dinner.
But none of them slept with me. What should I do
to get better results?
You must be quite
a cook! My advice: Dont feed them until
theyve paid for their meal.
Ive gone out
with this guy a couple of times, but Im not
that attracted to him. When should I sleep with
You have been
leading him on. Etiquette dictates that a woman
should sleep with a man by the second date. If
not, youll get a bad reputation.
with four different women. Is there anything wrong
Wrong with what?