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WATCH: Can two people already in a relationship go on a date? employees sat down and settled it once and for all.


RESTAURANTS ACROSS THE country will be packed to the rafters this evening as couples head out for a fancy meal.

Others will be staying in rather than splashing some cash, and of course some won’t be that bothered about Valentine’s Day at all.

For any couple-to-be, the concept of a date is crucial – but once the relationship has begun, can a couple going out for a nice meal or spending quality time together in some formal way be considered a “date”?

We visited this topic in the form of the ever scientific Burning Question back in October, but the heated debate was reignited in HQ in the run-up to Valentine’s Day: / YouTube

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