Call me petty but I once calculated how much money I had spent on a significant other. A bad breakup and a bit of spite brought the math teacher out in me. My total spent in just 8 months was somewhere near $4k including dates, gas and car maintenance for the hour drive to his house, speeding and toll violation tickets, gifts, and etc etc. What the hell right?! That’s sheer tomfoolery! Don’t Get Surf & Turfed this Valentine’s Day: 5 Ways to Protect Your Wallet If it helps to know I was only twenty-three and had a ton to learn. So, with that said, how do we know if we are investing too much in the wrong person? And what qualifies as an investment?