Category: Dating and Money

The Cost of Loneliness

I saw an article at MSN Money titled The High Cost of Finding Love. I’ve long held the premise that loneliness can cost men and women a boat load of money and can completely derail all budgeting efforts.

For the moment let’s put love aside and concentrate on the pit falls singles can fall into in their basic need of companionship-it can get very expensive! Flexo recently was exploring Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, so let’s see where companionship fits in. There we go just above Physiological and Safety. I think an argument can be made that companionship is for many people, the foundation of Maslow’s hierarchy; how else can you explain seeing a homeless couple on the street corner? So, what does this companionship cost? Read more »