This may even be the case for a woman who is concealed carrying in her purse or a discrete inside the waistband holster.
It's still good to eventually let your date know that you carried... If words aren't your strong suit that evening, don't dig yourself deeper into the hole by making a lurid joke about having a gun.
It's one thing to inform her that you intend to (or are) carrying a firearm for personal safety – it's another thing to let your words fall flat and insinuate other, less savory things.
When she comes back he says, “Do you have a gun in your purse? I have a .380 semi-automatic pistol, and a permit to carry it.” Well, this guy almost fell out of his chair. Does someone’s desire to carry a firearm all the time tell you something negative about their personality?
They talked about it, and she told him that she’s never been attacked, but sometimes she feels scared and carrying a gun gives her peace of mind. She has a permit to carry a concealed weapon, but in their state (Arizona) she can carry it unconcealed WITHOUT a permit. Would it be a deal breaker for you to learn that your new romantic interest carried a gun almost all the time? Would it make a difference to you if the person carrying the gun was a woman or a man?
Yes, we are head-over-heels in love with each other and our love only strengthens with each passing day.