When you go out to dinner with your SO…?

posted 3 years ago in Relationships
  • poll: How do you sit when out to dinner with SO?
    Same side of table! : (43 votes)
    10 %
    Across the table from them!! : (409 votes)
    90 %
  • Post # 3
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    Across, always.  The only time we sit on the same side is if we’re out with other people.

    People who sit on the same side tend to make me roll my eyes, like I think it’s a bit much.

    Post # 4
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    @graygodess20:  We like to sit across from each other. That way we can look at each other while talking without having to turn ourselves AND we get to spread our drinks/plates out. Another perk is I’m a lefty eater so if I sit on his right side then we bump all the time if we’re not thinking about it.

    Post # 5
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    8916 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

    Sometimes we sit next to each other, sometimes across.  What’s the big deal either way @Kit_Kath: ?  We’re not like making out the whole time or anything.  It’s just like how sometimes we sit next to each other on the couch, sometimes we sprawl out on our own chairs or couches…

    Post # 6
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2018

    @graygodess20:  I sit across from Mr. 99, I mean…I can touch him whenever the hell I want to…I’m not going to get a crick in my neck talking to him through dinner just so I can hold his freakin hand.

    Post # 7
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    8707 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    We like to hold hands. So, across from one another.

    ETA: I don’t waste my time watching how other people sit. If people want to sit side by side, who cares? Whatever totes your goats.

    Post # 8
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    8720 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    always across. I dont care what others do though and I dont understand why someone else would either.

    Post # 9
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I need an other, because it depends on the place and if anyone is coming later.  If we’re at the bar, we’ll sit next to each other.  If we’re at a hightop, I like to sit next to him but like around the corner if that makes sense (honestly I just stand at hightops though).  If we’re at a nice restaurant, we sit across from each other.  

    Post # 10
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    2851 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I didn’t vote.

    Sometimes we sit side by side and other times we sit across from each other. I like to sit across from one another, but he likes to sit right next to me. Big cuddle bear.

    Post # 11
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I used to serve tables, and it always felt so awkward when couples would sit together on the same side! It still weirds me out, so I’ve never sat on the same side as DH, except when we’re sitting at the bar top or something, of course.

    @lolot:  You’d be surprised how many people are grossly touchy feely and make out while in a restaurant booth, yo. Those creepers ruined it for the rest of you. Hahaha.

    Post # 12
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    1101 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    If the table is built for more than two people then we will sit next to each other. We are very anti-PDA so it’s not so we can kiss or hug or whatever, it’s just how we prefer to sit. 

    Post # 13
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    1327 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    @lolot:  I guess a lot of times when I see people on the same side of the table they are those big PDA types making a display.  So even when people aren’t like that I have the association in my head.  Honestly I’m probably alone noticing the people that are all over eachother, since otherwise it’s not much to notice.

    Post # 14
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    1566 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    He prefers to sit facing each other, I prefer to sit next to each other.

    Best way I like is if we’re at a 4 top, we’re on adjacent sides, or we belly up to the bar and eat up there.

    I know it looks weird to sit on the same side of the table, but I really do just like having him next to me and being able to see the rest of the restaurant and collude together closely.

    Post # 15
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    Buzzing Beekeeper

    @lolot:  +1. We do both and I don’t understand why anyone else would care enough to look at us and roll their eyes. Focus on your own dinner 😛 

    Post # 16
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    634 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Across, always. I like being able to see him face-forward during dinner, and he feels the same.

    I don’t care what others do, but my personal preference is sitting across from one another.

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