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Poll: Should couples split the bill on the first date?

Do you insist paying on the first date, or try to split the bill?

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LOVE IS IN the air, apparently.

As it’s Valentine’s Day, we’re asking people what the etiquette is for a first date: should you pay for the bill yourself, let the other person pay if they offer, or split the bill?

In this piece from the Metro, a number of straight men said that they felt they should, or liked to offer to pay on the first date, even though it seemed “old-fashioned”. 

Tell us what you think: Should couples split the bill on the first date?

Poll Results:

Yes (4833)
No (2950)
No, but it should be taken in turns (1826)
It doesn't matter who pays (1285)

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