There is not much you can do to save your marriage except to buy her flowers and dinner and apoligize.
Oh yeah, what was the question?
That answer is for anything that happens in daily life. Write it down, it could come in handy.
Standard counter tops in the cavemen days were 30"
Then the standard went to 32"
Not good enough for many though.
Now many countertops are at least 36"
Sounds like yours will be about 37.5"
That still works.
Kitchen counters have been 36" for years.