A survey commissioned by Circle Pay, the social payment app, aims to show the true cost of love this Valentine's Day.
Irish adults believe their love is measured in gold, it seems.
They will spend over €200 million this Valentine’s Day and that each Valentine will spend €200 on their other half, an outlay of €400 per couple, according to the survey.
It claims to show that divorcees go on more dates than singletons and that couples go on the most "bad" dates.
A spokesman added: "Our survey results show that adults, who are single or in a relationship, go on an average of 16 dates per year.
"Those that are married seem to be keeping the flame alive by going on the most dates per year (24) and spending the most on dates (€68).
"Surprisingly, divorcees, who are wishing to reignite the flame, go on more dates than single adults (18 vs 10).
"Irish people spend on average €60 on a date and €130 is the most someone would spend on a date.
"Some 44 per cent of daters prefer to split the bill, whereas 34 per cent prefer to pay the whole bill.
"However, if the date is not going well, daters are more inclined to split the bill (60 per cent).
"Some 20 per cent of women will always let their date pay for the bill.
"Nearly 60 per cent agree that a man should pay the bill."

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