If you are doing this, then you might think about getting another hobby.

Are you a genealogy addict? These are the symptoms.

genealogy addict

You know you are addicted to genealogy when…..

“You can answer all the queries on Genforum”

“Your idea of a fun vacation includes a library, courthouse and a couple of cemeteries.”

“In order to put the “final touches” on your genealogical research, you’ve asked all of your closest relatives to provide DNA samples.”

“Your house leans slightly toward the side where your genealogical records are stored.”

“You decided to take a two-week break from genealogy, and the U.S. Postal Office immediately laid off 1,500 employees.”

As a family historian, do you have friends and family ask you how to get started in family research? This is a hard question to answer in a few minutes. Refer them to the book below to help them get started in this fun hobby. Purchase several – Books make great gifts!

WHERE DO I START? Hints and Tips for Beginning Genealogists with On-line resources



  1. that’s funny! I’m definitely guilty of #3!!!

  2. Well, you certainly pegged me! But there is no way I’m changing hobbies

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