Now, I ain’t sayin’ she a gold digger, but she ain’t messin’ with no broke, uh, people. Regardless of any suspected gold digging, it’s no secret that courting the fairer sex isn’t always a cheap endeavor.

A recent study in London showed that the average man spends close to $40K on his bride to be to ensure that the knot gets tied. This was based on an average courtship length of roughly 3 years and 10 months, and included holidays, vacations, and dinner dates. In fact, an estimated $334 was dropped by men on their boos monthly just for dinner dates. Oo la la, I think he likes you.

This study could also give you a little insight as to if your man thinks of you as potential marriage material or not. Does he often want to go dutch at meals? Does he ask you to pay for things? If so, you might want to look into a backup plan because it sounds like homeboy’s either broke-tastic or still looking for the real deal before he drops stacks. Know more.