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Romance comes at a price - and the bill is most likely be footed by men, says a new study.
Most men pay for dates because they feel guilty taking money from potential love interests, reported The Times.
Over 75% of men felt guilty taking money from a potential love interest, and 64% wanted to split the bill.
And the trend did not stop after the courting phase.
Over 80% of men and 58% of women reported men paid for dates even after they had been going out for a while.
Fifty-seven percent of women said they had offered to pay for a date - but 39% still hoped the man would reject their offer.
The study, based on data from more than 17,000 people, was conducted by psychologist David Frederick from Chapman University, California.
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