According to a new survey from, when it comes to spending money on your wife or girlfriend, not all women are created equal.  And even here in Bismarck-Mandan we can splurge a bit and spend some bucks on our Valentine!

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Single men will spend an average of $257 taking out a woman they had just met on a first date.

Married men need to concentrate more on presents than dinner, so they will fork over a little less than $200 for their wives on Valentine’s Day.

Those in a committed relationship luck out the most, only having to blow roughly $180 on presents. (