MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Splitting the bill while on the first date is perfectly fine, according to more than half of Americans.
The study, conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Affirm, polled 2,000 Americans who have been in a relationship. It found 56% believe the bill should always be split on the first date.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Sentencing: Legal Expert Thinks Ex-Cop Will Get At Least 25 Years
Furthermore, if respondents plan on insisting to pay, 68% expect their date to offer to pay in the very least.READ MORE: Senate Passes Transportation Bill; Progress Continues On Minnesota Budget
The study found that this dating norm may be occurring because those polled said they have less disposable income when they’re single, 66%, as opposed to being in a relationship, 34%.
The poll also found that respondents spend the most money on food, followed closely by gifts.MORE NEWS: House Fire In Central Minnesota Displaces Family Of 7