Would you give up sex for six months?
Perhaps you need motivation for such a test – so let me rephrase:
Would you give up sex for six months if it meant saving $2,500? There are plenty of women who would according to an All You magazine survey.
The poll results found that 56% of respondents would not give up the cookie if it saved them some coin.
Putting such sacrifice in those terms sounds a little harsh. But then I started thinking about my dating life. My non-existent one. And a lightning bolt of a revelation hit.
In my 30+ years, there’s a trend when it comes to dating and my bank account. When I’m not dating, I spend less money.
How you say? Well, there’s no pre-date prep that requires a new dress to impress. Nails done, hair done – DIY did. As for other maintenance – last year I got acquainted with laser hair removal route so aside from a couple of yearly touch ups, yours truly is permanently and appropriately bare in all the right places.
By this logic, spending less money means I’m saving money. Armed with such newfound knowledge means that to be defined as ‘single’ is…incomplete. Nay, I demand a better descriptor.
I am not single. I am Fiscally Responsible. Capital F. Capital R. I wonder if the IRS would see fit to add this to Form 1040 as a new category under Marital Status…
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