I’m not sure if it’s a blessing or a curse that I’m not married. If I was married I’d probably handle money a lot better. But I’m single, in the middle of changing jobs and taking a couple of weeks off while doing so, and I go and order a $2500 guitar.
The most memorable guitar I've played at a store this year was a gold Standard 50s with humbuckers. It was box fresh, played easy, and sounded great. It had to be well under 9 lbs. Hope it's a good sign for you!