#2.) Weddings Have Become Ridiculously Expensive. The average wedding in the U.S. now costs $27,000. And it’s not nearly as common for the father of the bride to pay for the whole thing anymore.
So on top of trying to decide whether he wants to commit for the rest of his life, a guy has to factor in that getting married will probably put him in debt. And throwing down tens of thousands of dollars on a single day seems ridiculous to most men.