I know how u feel. when i first met my wife, she was like r u serious. but later she came to like my hobby. i told her, at least u know when i'm out, i'm buying toys, not Hoe$. She now collects, not like me, but she buys items she likes. she once bought me a $250 statue, something I wanted, but since I pay all the bills, i could never save up to buy it, becuase i always found something else, and got it instead. but she really hooked me up on my birthday, and got the statue. i think its a great hobby, as long as you dont let it take control of you.