29551Re: [midatlanticretro] Oy vey! Gross mischaracterizations of our hobby.
- Mar 6, 2013On 03/06/2013 12:51 PM, B. Degnan wrote:
>>> I think it took a few years for Evan to understand the term ofI think the real problem is a bit different. If an S.O. cannot come
> endearment I used for my collection. "My Crap"
>>> My ex used to call my collection crap, even screaming to me on a cell
> phone where the occupants of the car I was in heard it.
>>> She is gone, my crap is still here.
>> Bravo. The first time my S.O. says something like that, she's shown
>> the door. End of story. (it has happened!)
> True, be we hobbyists need to keep our crap under control, there is a point
> when a collection becomes a problem and we need to know where the "line"
> is... Sellam may have a new perspective on that.. We have to take our SO's
> into account. Not everyone can appreciate our love of this hobby, there
> are times where sensitivity is smart.
to terms with something their partner loves, even if said S.O. doesn't
share that interest, then the S.O. is just plain incompatible.
Now, if a "collector" becomes unreasonable, like taking over the
whole house in a way that makes things difficult for the uninterested
S.O., that's a different problem entirely.
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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