Been wracking my brain to think of some positives to this situation, came up with three so far (surely there must be more?): 1. You get to choose what you want to watch on TV 2. You can dance and sing as badly as you like and they either don't notice or don't care (or it might even make them laugh) 3. This one adopted from 'The Selfish Pigs Guide to Caring' - we're out of the materialism rat race because we don't have time, energy, freedom (or often the money) to go out shopping.