The Price For a Happy Marriage
A new study found it costs approximately $381,000 to have a happy marriage. I wonder how much it costs to happily die alone?
Here's how that breaks down:
- $30,000 goes toward a wedding and honeymoon.
- $2,000 a year for date nights. That would be three dates a month at around $55 each.
- $800 a year for nights in. That's three nights a month.
- $435 a year for gifts and surprises.
- $680 a year for jewelry.
- $277 a year for lingerie.
- $232 a year on clothes and shoes for special occasions.
- $922 a year on weekends away.
- $2,400 a year on vacations.
That works out to $7,746 total every year. Over 45 years, plus the wedding, it adds up to about $381,000.
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