Is your spouse/significant other supportive of your blog?

Hi. I'm new to blogging and am also a beginning freelance writer. I think my husband is starting to "get it", as he is now referring to my time at the computer as "working", but sometimes I'm not real sure. I've tried to explain to him that this IS my work, and on top of it, I'm trying to take care of a 9-year old, 7-year old, and 4 month old while doing it. I'd like to see him do that at his job! I get the feeling he still may not understand. Anyone else have this issue?

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Surely some of you have this issue at home also. How do you handle it?
My husband is very supportive. He understands how much I love to write and knows I hope to eventually make it my career. He even tolerates the telling of some of the more embarrassing situations we find ourselves in.
That's awesome! What kind of writing do you want to do? I'm going to check out your blog right now.

Heather Noah said:
My husband is very supportive. He understands how much I love to write and knows I hope to eventually make it my career. He even tolerates the telling of some of the more embarrassing situations we find ourselves in.
He was doubtful until I got my very first check, now he respects mommy's "work" time.

Although, he is a big wuss when it comes to my content.

But, he has always been supportive of my writing, and unlike my never ending novel project, he actually sees this one take off and produce things, so I think he is actually proud of me:)
You're so lucky. That's awesome!

Bekkah said:
My husband is VERY supportive. He checks in every day and occassionally comments. There are times when something funny or interesting happens and he'll say, "you need to blog this"!!
My husband is supportive in certain ways ... he doesn't mind spending anything on what I do, including blogging, but that's because he's a spendaholic.

And unless there's some sort of technical problem I'm having or if there's any problem at all that he feels the need to jump in and solve, he is not involved in my blogging in any other way. He doesn't even read it. He finds out what my posts are about because someone at his work will mention something to him about it. They all read it - he just doesn't. I'm not sure why?

Andrea
The Creative Junkie
http://www.thecreativejunkie.com
In addition to the blogs that I write on, along with my personal blog, I work outside of the home, so my spouse does not see what I do online as a means of support. He doesn't really get involved in what I do, even though I have asked him to read and critique. So, no he is not supportative, but that is fine. I do this as my outlet.
My husband is very supportive. I warned him that when I started he might find himself the object of some of my blogs and it may not always be flattering. He said he was okay with that and lo and behold because of a crazy stunt he pulled, he was the topic of my first blog.

Elle
It took my husband a while to come around. Seeing my Paypal full of cash spurred on his support.
My husband laughed at it all in the beginning. But, since I've shown him the possibilities, he's taking it seriously and trying to help me get started.
Atta girl! BTW - kiss that baby for me! Hope you're doing well.

Alyssa said:
It took my husband a while to come around. Seeing my Paypal full of cash spurred on his support.

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