According to new research, every time your friend pops one out it sets you back $512 that year alone and a whopping $2,213 over the course of a decade.
The survey, conducted by thortful.com found that respondents who regularly attend celebrations of a close pal’s child, also purchase gifts for them too. This includes Easter, Christmas and birthdays. The average price spent on each occasion? $52, $71 and $66 respectively. If it’s twins, double it.
And that’s just for one family…
Consider this permission to skip the congratulatory flowers from now on in.