Cost of Love

Menstuff® has compiled the following information on the Cost of Love.

The (Real) Cost of Love

Love isn't easy, and it sure isn't free. A 50-year marriage will run you a cool $590,400, not counting courtship, children, medical, housing, daily food, her transportation, clothing and cosmetics costs or inflation Make it count.

What you'll give her
Cost in a Year
Cost over 50-Years



Greeting Cards


Dinners out


Expensive dinners to apologize


Theater, concert, movies








Trips to the spa


Haircuts, grooming products for you


Vasectomy after kids are born


Caring for the dog she loves so much


Valentine's Day


Mother's Day


Holiday, anniversary, birthday gifts


Total Cost


Sources: National Greeting Card Association, National Restaurant Association,,,,, Unity Marketing, Mintel,, American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, Planned Parenthood, National Retail Federation, National Association of Theater Owners,

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