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Study: men want women to help pay for dates

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A psychologist at Chapman University in California found that most men think women should help pay for dates.

In his research, David Frederick found that 64 percent of men prefer if their partner chipped in and close to half said they'd break up with a woman who never offered to pay.

Despite the findings, 76 percent of men felt guilty accepting the woman and potential future partner's money.

More than 17,000 people were surveyed on how changing gender norms have impacted traditional courtships, reports the NY Daily News.

Frederick was motivated by a desire to "understand why some gendered practices are more resistant to change than others," added the News.

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