Let’s face it – most of the people who jump into real estate investing are dreamers. The vast majority of investors pursue this profession because at some point, for one reason or another, they bought into the idea that they could do something great through the power of real estate.
Believing in this kind of dream is an important part of every investor’s story. It acts as a springboard for this great adventure and it’s part of what drives us forward when things get difficult, but what do you do when your spouse (or your family, friends, significant other, fill-in-the-blank) doesn’t share your enthusiasm? How are you supposed to start or continue your journey with their support when they just don’t get it?
Have you ever experienced this before? There is nothing worse than having a burning desire deep within your soul to accomplish something great, only to have the most important person swoop in and blast it to pieces. This kind of rejection can be a miserable experience, but as with anything in life, the way you react to these kinds of obstacles can have a monumental impact on your future.
Understanding Why They Don’t “See The Light”
We all know how exciting a new business idea can be, so if your spouse isn’t seeing eye-to-eye with you, we need to start by getting down to the root of where the disconnect is.
In your mind, your enthusiasm for real estate investing probably makes all the sense in the world. There is no way you aren’t going to succeed once you put your mind to it, but the fact is that this other influential figure in your life doesn’t agree, and this should cause you to start asking some questions. In this moment, keep in mind that this simple disagreement doesn’t automatically …read more