‘This is business’: Couple pays house rent together; turns out flat belongs to boyfriend

The article discusses the rising costs associated with modern dating, influenced by Instagram's lavish lifestyle portrayal. It highlights a humorous viral story where an Indian girl discovers her boyfriend owns their rented flat, showcasing the financial cunning some adopt to manage relationship expenses.

Couple pays house rent together; turns out flat belongs to boyfriend

Dating and relationships have become a costly affair these days, all thanks to the immense pressure and expectations created by Instagram and social media. Exotic getaways, pricey presents, good food, and expensive branded clothes – all Instagram-worthy – have made traditional dating an expensive affair.

Social media, especially Instagram, has built up expectations of lavish spending on partners. People these days prefer to stay single to save money instead of being in a relationship and getting drained out of their hard-earned money in restaurants and shopping malls.