Britons spend £129 on going on a date typically – more than twice as much as their counterparts in countries such as France and Italy, research has found.
The average amount, which is the total spent by both people going on the date, covers costs such as transport, clothes, cosmetics, entertainment and food and drink.
And here is how the average cost of a date in the UK, at £129.30 adds up, according to the research:
Wait, what? The *average* date needs a fiver’s worth of contraceptives?
Admittedly, it’s a long time since I tried going out on the pull but that sounds a great deal more exciting than anything I did ever do.