Any person who has begun to seriously prepare has had to make compromises between current wants and future needs, how much to spend on preparations, and how many people to stock supplies for. If you’re married, you need to have a spouse that shares your concerns or you’re going to fight over every no. 10 can the mailman delivers. I don’t need to go into detail on how much you should store, or how to store it or what makes the cut on your list of lists, as survivalblog.com has visited this issue in depth. The purpose of this article is to help communicate the need to prepare with those in your family that you want to help without alienating them, or downgrading your own preparedness plans.