Dating a cheap man
If you live in a big city, you may laugh at that modest sum.
Our friends over at Brokelyn (a site for bright, broke young things) did the math and even on a budget, the average New Yorker would blow most of that allowance in a single night.
According to the Chase Blueprint Valentine’s Day survey, men expect $230 worth of Valentine’s day presents. Everyone is bound to be disappointed, as on average women only plan to spend $71 and men $98 on their Valentine’s day date.
We asked our readers and followers on social media to tell us whether money influenced their outlook on dating. Craig, 35, New York: I define the outing before it happens. ” It’s important to be on the same page before the waiter brings the menus. Dates are so informal now, and hanging out with a significant other/romantic interest is hard to call a “date” unless we’ve specifically said so.
“And I was like, ‘Bye.’ Where are all the real men? Although what these guys did was in poor taste, financial expert and author Lynnette Khalfani-Cox defends them, noting that going Dutch is a sensitive topic.