Happiness levels tend to bottom out around 30. Eventually, after 5 or 10 years, you come to terms with yourself. You learn to control your aspirations. After you’ve done that, it’s easier to get steadily happier again.” How To Lead a Rich Life
Now add to that the Merilus tanking and being unemployeed
when a man loses his job, it costs him $60,000 in happiness units beyond his missing salary. and my feeling of things really changing at 30 makes some
being married contributes the same amount of happiness to your household as an extra $100,000 in annual income.
So the big question is does engel feel happier and richer after the wedding?