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The family that doesn’t want to go along with your prepper plans can be one of the great hurdles of your preparedness journey.
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It’s a very common struggle amongst people in this world. Not everyone wants to wake up and look at all the troubles of the world in the face. It’s a very strange circumstance because you cannot help but understand that.
Life is hard enough and when you add in the possibility of the apocalypse it gets kinds deep. For many of us prepping is a solo journey and we must be aware of that.
The biggest problem with a reluctant prepper family is if the prepper in the family dies. At this point, the vast majority of what you are doing goes out the window. You may have all the best gear and preps on the market but no one in your home knows how to use any of it. They don’t even know what the stuff is!
SO, why do family members not want to get prepared?
I’d Rather Be Dead
Suicide is a reality in the SHTF scenario. Lots more people are going to kill themselves than we think. We are a much softer society then we were in the ’30s and people were killing themselves in droves during the great depression.
That’ll Never Happen
Many people live in a haze where they think that human history is about the last 60 years, not the last 6000! We draw our examples of how life should go based on this tiny picture of the world instead of the massive context of history.
I Dont Wanna Think About It
Many family members just dont wanna face the horrors of reality. Simply put they dont wanna think about it! That is a very real piece of the reluctant prepper family puzzle. Between work and everything else, people are overwhelmed.