If you feel any better, I've been building my system for two years, and I only have M22s for my mains.

That said, I couldn't be more happy with the sound. I'd say get the M22s plus a pair of good subs.
Pioneer VSX-1018AH-K, PDP-5020FD, DV-79AVi
Axiom M22s, VP150, QS8s
Sony PS3, surround backs