For those with girlfriends/wives/kids: how do you find time for Halo?

#61VortPosted 11/12/2012 1:20:54 PM
windsorlad111 posted...
once you have kids you learn to be tired all the time. sleep becomes immaterial.


This.

My wife has always been understanding, or at least tolerant, of my gaming. Pull your weight around the house, help with the kids, etc., she doesn't care. Usually my play time is when she wants to watch one of her shows. But I make sure to have nights during the week when it's just the two of us as well watching a movie. It works out, or at least has worked out for the last 19 years.

I will say gaming is also a great way to bond with your children. Both my sons have/are playing games with me usually.
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#62jenovaPosted 11/12/2012 1:23:50 PM
Everyone needs a hobby. My girlfriend understands, and I don't mock her reality television shows. Much. The thing is, we're not codependant so we act like adults about stuff.
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#63Plezbo_GrundlePosted 11/12/2012 1:25:11 PM
What you do is let them know that they have options. They can get good and play with you, that works. They can whine and throw a fit, only hurting themselves. In the case of the wife/girlfriend, while you are playing, noone is sucking your d#&$, so you know, give her a little cue here or there, she'll get it.
#64darren19822000Posted 11/12/2012 1:28:25 PM
my wife dont care. as long as i find time to spend with her and the kids i can play whenever. i usually wait tilll the kids are in bed and shes laying down.
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#65Hanzogamer1Posted 11/12/2012 1:33:16 PM
I have a married friend who I occasionally play Halo with. He plays it all the time by ignoring his wife and child 95% of the time.
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#66domesplitter13Posted 11/12/2012 1:42:43 PM
Hanzogamer1 posted...
I have a married friend who I occasionally play Halo with. He plays it all the time by ignoring his wife and child 95% of the time.


Yes, I've heard this is legal now in some parts.
#67xoxoJoshyPosted 11/12/2012 1:43:49 PM
My daughter was born the day Halo 4 came out.

My wife understands I love to play videogames and is willing to watch the little one here and there so I can play... but since birth she hasn't been feeling well.

So I play when they both sleep, it can be hard to keep one eye on halo and the other on my baby and sometimes I have to afk for a little bit, so when that's the case I try to play big team where no one will notice.
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#68nw63Posted 11/12/2012 1:47:57 PM
My girlfriend has been nagging at me because I'm spending too much time with Halo (used to be Skyrim) and too much time on my new IPad.

Throwing the controller in anger last night after getting killed didn't please her too much. But I don't really care, if it bothers her that much then she deserves better and should move on. Plenty of fish in the sea for the both of us
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#69CyhortI82Posted 11/12/2012 1:49:04 PM
My boyfriend plays Halo with me. =D
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#70F1areaGamanPosted 11/12/2012 2:25:38 PM
I sex her up so she falls asleep.

It's a win win reallly.
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