What is more romantic, if a man takes a woman out for dinner or if he cooks for

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  1. suncat profile image60
    suncatposted 12 years ago

    What is more romantic, if a man takes a woman out for dinner or if he cooks for her?


  2. theseus profile image73
    theseusposted 12 years ago

    I would say that it is more romantic if a man cooks for a woman.The thought that he will go to such extent and make an effort to cook just to please his woman makes it more romantic.

  3. solar10 profile image61
    solar10posted 12 years ago

    If a man can cook it should be more romantics

  4. loveingyou profile image60
    loveingyouposted 12 years ago

    I believe that a man cooking for a woman is much more romantic due to the extra time involved, and also the additional preparation and effort that is required.

  5. Tatjana-Mihaela profile image50
    Tatjana-Mihaelaposted 12 years ago

    ...the best is if he can do the both things. This is the most romantic.

  6. sonia05 profile image60
    sonia05posted 12 years ago

    It would be very romantic if my man cooks for me rather than taking me out for dinner. cooking,arranging,organizing especially for me would be wonderfull because it would mean great efforts from his side and reflect his desire to make it perfect just for me!

  7. wychic profile image81
    wychicposted 12 years ago

    Cooks for her! My husband loves to cook, and it is especially romantic to me that he is constantly tailoring his dishes to fit my tastes. No matter what he makes, I often catch him watching my reactions when I eat it -- he is constantly gathering more hints about the flavors, combinations, and textures that I will like. To me, his concern for my happiness and enjoyment -- and just the mere fact that he thinks about me and pays attention to me -- is far more romantic than simply picking up the tab on a night at a local restaurant.

  8. simplymoneyboy profile image60
    simplymoneyboyposted 12 years ago

    If he cooks for her, it will be the last romantic moment (Lol ! Because she will hate him, after he cook).

    If he takes out, there will be some romantic moments, which will last for more time.

  9. Ultimate Hubber profile image68
    Ultimate Hubberposted 12 years ago

    It would be better if I take her out to a dinner instead of serving her some over-cooked, tasteless meal at home. I can't cook sad

  10. stclairjack profile image80
    stclairjackposted 12 years ago

    that depends,... can he cook?

    however, i've been the recipient of a few good hearted attempts at that romantic dinner and i must say, even if i had to chew and swallow hard, it was still VERY romantic because he took the time to think of me, and worked on something for me,...

    so my answer is yes with reservations, and sometimes reservations at someplace nice is romantic too.

  11. Loveslove profile image61
    Lovesloveposted 12 years ago

    Without a doubt to be  wined and dined by a lover  at home..wonderful romantic experience....and private as well !!
    And if he can actually cook ( which mine can !) then its a bonus

  12. pink flavour profile image60
    pink flavourposted 12 years ago

    definetly if he cooks!even he is not the best cook in the world , the simple fact that he cares enough to try and do this for you is really important - it's his intention that counts . And if the food is good too...well...he's a keeper wink

  13. Edoka Writes profile image60
    Edoka Writesposted 12 years ago

    Both are romantic; cooking at home can be fun, though, especially with music playing and something good to drink- for me that would be sparkling juice :-)

  14. Darknlovely3436 profile image73
    Darknlovely3436posted 12 years ago

    If he cooks for me, i rather that he cook for me, this way
    then i know that he have protential....

  15. arb profile image79
    arbposted 12 years ago

    At first I thought it depended on whether one could cook or not, but, most women are more interested in the effort than the result. That she is the center of his effort is all encompassing. It is his heart on display and his audience always appreciates the effort.

  16. profile image0
    ssaulposted 12 years ago

    I would appreciate both! I will more likely go for him cooking for me even if he can't cook, it is the thought that counts, especially if he cannot cook. It goes to show he is willing to make an effort and go out his comfort zone to please me.

  17. Angel709 profile image60
    Angel709posted 12 years ago

    While I sincerely agree with most of the replies, I've been cooped in the house for a long time (and not dating), I'd like to see both sides, but for now taking me out would be special because we both get to relax and enjoy each other's company.  I love Wychic's reponse and how attentive her guy is....that's definitely a keeper.

  18. Ashantina profile image62
    Ashantinaposted 12 years ago

    oh most definitely if he cooked.. most men don't/won't cook for a woman unless its from the heart. So if he does.. it shows that he cares..

  19. Julie Logan profile image60
    Julie Loganposted 12 years ago

    I'd rather go out. My kitchen stays cleaner that way.

  20. jennysbus profile image61
    jennysbusposted 12 years ago

    if he cooks for her even if its something simple like toast. Because it shows that you are a man of the 21st century and that you can be domesticated.

  21. medicfrogs profile image66
    medicfrogsposted 12 years ago

    The best dinner date I ever had was when I brought the girl back to my place and we made mini pizzas from bagels, pizza sauce, and cheddar cheese. It's all about the presentation big_smile

  22. Variety Writer profile image60
    Variety Writerposted 12 years ago

    If he cooks for here. There is more thought and prep behind it than making reservations.

  23. earnings33 profile image40
    earnings33posted 12 years ago

    its better to take out girlfriend or love for dinner. Because girls mostly like to eat outside the house. They also prefer to go out for a dinner to spend some time alone under the open roof means sky. Girls like to spend time in lonely so preference will be to take our love out for a dinner.

  24. MerchantGuide profile image39
    MerchantGuideposted 12 years ago

    imho, if he cooks for her... unless he doesn't know how to cook and the meal is a disaster.

  25. sunitibahl9 profile image59
    sunitibahl9posted 12 years ago

    both are good, depends upon the occassion

  26. nifty@50 profile image68
    nifty@50posted 12 years ago

    Cooking a homemade meal expresses love in the preparation and care taken to prepare it. I think that Italian Spaghetti is the way to go, but that is my preference, if your loved one has a favorite meal, that is the one to fix! http://hubpages.com/hub/Three-Chefs-Spagetti

  27. moonfairy profile image74
    moonfairyposted 12 years ago

    definetely if he cooks for you. It shows his vulnerability and his eagerness to (potentially??) please.

  28. DIYweddingplanner profile image80
    DIYweddingplannerposted 12 years ago

    Although a romantic restaurant is nice, if the man can cook, it's awesome that he will share that with you.  And not make you do the dishes afterward!

  29. Decosigner profile image60
    Decosignerposted 12 years ago

    If he cooks...

    Taking out a woman for dinner is very common and there is really a big change the she had gone several dining out.

    If he cooks, whether he's good or not at it, anyone would appreciate the effort.  It's romantic because she feels valued...

  30. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 12 years ago

    Probably more romantic cooking at home because of the effort and planning.  Whether the food is good or not, it would show tremendous affection to plan and execute the meal, trying to make sure his girl was impressed and happy.

  31. profile image51
    euhotelsposted 12 years ago

    definitely I found more romantic if a man cooks for me! 100x more romantic than taking me out to dinner

  32. LouMacabasco profile image59
    LouMacabascoposted 12 years ago

    personally, i like it when a guy prepares the food and cook.  because you see not only the effort, but how special the girl is. It's not something guys can easily do smile

  33. wilsontom profile image60
    wilsontomposted 12 years ago

    i think that cooking by own will be more romantic and having a candle light dinner in the house itself will be more romantic

  34. lawrencebeach2010 profile image60
    lawrencebeach2010posted 12 years ago

    cook at home, then he has to do some small prep like candles and making things look pretty. and the thought that goes into that prep is nice! Also, ii would be nice because, you can get to the bedroom faster as a way to say thanks! wink ~Sarah

  35. fallenpixie09 profile image59
    fallenpixie09posted 12 years ago

    I prefer to be cooked for. I mean, anyone can take a girl out to eat and let HER order HER food off the menu. But it takes a caring man to sit there and prepare her favorite meal whether it is steak and baked potatoes that takes hours or macaroni that takes 15 minutes. Sure, for the first few dates it's nice to go out and let the guy show the girl off, that makes the girl feel beautiful. Especially when he talks to people about her and her smile and beauty, not just physical beauty. But after about the fourth date, it's nice to be cooked for.

  36. Dr. Wendy profile image60
    Dr. Wendyposted 12 years ago

    If he cooks for her, but only if he cleans up afterwards.  I can't tell you how many times my husband has cooked for me but left such a mess for me to deal with in the process.  I would have been happier if he hadn't cooked at all.

  37. medor profile image62
    medorposted 12 years ago

    definitely if he cooks for me... my husband cooked for me the very first time i went to his home... and the table was set... and there were candles... and the bolonaise sauce was great... oh and he has not stopped cooking for me since...

  38. funmontrealgirl profile image63
    funmontrealgirlposted 12 years ago

    It more romantic if a man cook for a date than going out for a dinner.


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