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The bigger spending is saved for the second and third dates. The first dates are original, Sheikh said.“First dates can be cheap.
Because you’re still trying to figure out the person,” Sheikh said.
Sheikh said he doesn’t expect the women he dates to pay on the first few outings, and the bills can stack up.“If you go to a restaurant patio and get dinner and drinks, the first date can be up to 100 bucks, especially if you’re trying to make the right impression,” he said.
At least, Jibran Sheikh, a 26-year-old who works in wealth management in Toronto, found that to be the case.