Friday, April 4, 2008

Dating during a recession

So here’s the situation: Your health insurance, which cost $150 per month five years ago, has rocketed up to over $400 and counting. It set you back $1,000 per month to heat your house over the winter, and even if you rent, your electric bills are double what they were two or three years ago. And let’s not even talk about the price of food, which has been creeping up in inverse proportion to the Dow Jones Industrial Index, or how much it hurts to fill up your car’s gas tank every week.


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