Peggy: I thought everything was going great but now I have this terrible feeling about Abe. I think he’s going to end it.
Peggy: He wants to have dinner, and he knows week nights are hard, and we saw each other last night, and he wouldn’t take no for an answer.
Joan: Well, it has been my experience that when a man insists on a meal he has something important to say.
It’s usually a proposal.
Joan: Men don’t take the time to end things. They ignore you until you insist on a declaration of hate.
in Mad Men, season 5, episode 7, “At the Codfish Ball”.