Dating And Relationship 'Expert' Says Men Should Always Pay On The First Date.

Posted by Zainab Pervez in Relationships On 19th June 2021
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Nelly, from US, said men should always pay on the first date for a number of reasons.

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The woman, who goes by the username @ask.nelly, reckons that men should always foot the bill for the first date, especially if it was them that made the first move in the relationship.

Sharing a video captioned simply 'I said what I said', she outlined her reasoning behind it all.

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She said: "Men should never let a woman pay for a first date because if you're asking a girl out and then going Dutch, it just shows you're cheap."

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Nelly continued: "By that [dating out of their price range] I mean you're taking a girl out on a date you can't afford to do, so instead of trying to flex on a nice dinner, you're better off taking her on a picnic in the park and even the most progressive girls who insist they split it with you and say they don't mind... do mind."

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"Not because they can't afford it, but because it shows us your character and if you're a girl and you've paid for first dates, I want to tell you that he ain't it sis."

Her advice has stirred a debate after raking in 83,000 views.

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Some agreed with Nelly and said it's "not about the money".

A viewer said: "I don't mind paying but if I pay on the first date, there won't be a second, we can be friends."

Another wrote: "It has nothing to do with the money or buying someone's time. It's simply traditions like holding doors open and being polite."

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Others believed the notion was out of fashion in today's dating world.

One said: "I would rather pay for myself then there are no 'expectations'. I am lucky enough to find one of those every time."

Another commented: "My man didn't pay for me on the first date, and he turned out to be the most amazing and caring person I've met, and generous too."

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