She thought dinner was excellent, the lighting low, the décor tasteful, and the food exotic.
He thought it was dim, the table cluttered, and the food suspicious.
From their seats at the ballet they could see the emotion in the eyes of the dancers.
It’s people wiggling around. He thought.
After, she smiled with delight, thanked him for a wonderful evening, and gave him a peck before preparing for bed.
Despite spending an exorbitant sum on food he didn’t like and boring dancing, that smile lighting up her eyes and the lingering sensation of her lips made it worth it.