(Topic ID: 254921)

Married, Single, Divorced. Poll and stories.


By JohnnyPinball007

5 months ago



Topic Stats

  • 198 posts
  • 97 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 48 days ago by JohnnyPinball007
  • Topic is favorited by 12 Pinsiders

You

Topic poll

“Married, single or divorced?”

  • married 346 votes
    74%
  • single 63 votes
    13%
  • divorced 40 votes
    9%
  • widowed/widower 9 votes
    2%
  • steady relationship 9 votes
    2%

(467 votes)

Topic Gallery

There have been 42 images uploaded to this topic. (View topic image gallery).

4D0DF2A5-284E-4BC1-832D-3B1BA0DE95E6 (resized).jpeg
70586FB9-72B8-47C3-BF42-22632013BE14 (resized).jpeg
A1ACBDEB-F9F5-41A0-AB1A-E2A5D5B015D5 (resized).jpeg
C3DA93BE-F6BD-41B1-97DB-252BBFEB76C1.gif
imdn (resized).jpeg
M5 (resized).jpeg
M4 (resized).jpeg
M3 (resized).jpeg
M2 (resized).jpeg
M1 (resized).jpeg
IMG_7329 (resized).jpg
20160328_111208 (resized).jpg
familyday (resized).jpg
FB_IMG_1573660053230 (resized).jpg
IMG_2539 (resized).jpg
9A328D83-A814-4E7E-B5CE-777CB4945185 (resized).jpeg

You're currently viewing posts by Pinsider richthofen.
Click here to go back to viewing the entire thread.

#100 4 months ago

Married for six years now, been together for 9, met on match.com. She had been married previously for 3 years in her early 20s. We have a five and a half year old son. It’s a great, wild ride. Does it feel like work some days? Do some days I daydream about “what if’s”? Yeah for sure. But I couldn’t have this life without her. She’s an awesome mom and supportive partner. I travel to four or or more pinball events on top of numerous tournaments every year and she picks up the slack while I’m gone. Our success has been based on kindness and communication. And we met at 30 which I think helped because we were mature enough.

#190 4 months ago
Quoted from kciaccio:

Does anybody here have a wife with a long marriage that hates pinball?

I can’t imagine how that would work. My wife doesn’t hate pinball. But she doesn’t play the games in the basement; occasionally she’ll humor me and play a game on location. If your partner hates that you have something to yourself that centers you, it’s probably not going to work.

Having your own time and your own thing IMHO is a big part about how marriage can work well. I’m going biking and playing pinball and she picks up the slack to make that happen. She’s giving sewing lessons and doing personal training and I pick up the slack to make her interests happen. We have a dedicated “date night” that neither one of us can overbook and it might be as simple as watching a TV show if we can’t get a sitter. It ain’t perfect but it’s working for us.

Promoted items from the Pinside Marketplace
$ 5,899.00
Pinball Machine
Gulf Coast Pinball, LLC
From: $ 27.00
Boards
KAHR.US Circuits
$ 20.00
Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
Pinball Haus
$ 84.95
Cabinet - Shooter Rods
Super Skill Shot Shop
From: $ 42.00
Cabinet - Shooter Rods
ModFather Pinball Mods
$ 35.00
Hardware
Filament Printing
$ 14.95
Playfield - Other
Hookedonpinball.com
$ 9.99
Eproms
Matt's Basement Arcade
$ 24.95
Cabinet - Armor And Blades
Hookedonpinball.com
$ 299.99
Cabinet - Other
PinGraffix Pinside Shop
$ 59.00
Gameroom - Decorations
Pinball Sales
$ 79.99
Cabinet - Armor And Blades
PinGraffix Pinside Shop
From: $ 9.00
Electronics
nvram.weebly.com
$ 279.95
Cabinet - Toppers
COINTAKER.COM
$ 7,599.00
Pinball Machine
Operation Pinball
$ 1,099.00
€ 22.00
Cabinet - Other
YOYOKOPTER MODS
$ 229.99
Lighting - Other
Lighted Pinball Mods
$ 14.95
Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
ULEKstore
$ 79.99
Cabinet - Armor And Blades
PinGraffix Pinside Shop
$ 799.00
Flipper Parts
Mircoplayfields
$ 18.99
Eproms
Matt's Basement Arcade
$ 28.00
Playfield - Other
Pin Monk
$ 25.00
Displays
Pappy's Pinball Palace

You're currently viewing posts by Pinsider richthofen.
Click here to go back to viewing the entire thread.

Hey there! Got a moment?

Great to see you're enjoying Pinside! Did you know Pinside is able to run thanks to donations from our visitors? Please donate to Pinside, support the site and get anext to your username to show for it! Donate to Pinside