There may be people that will say that playing bingo online is a waste of time. However, it is important to remember that life is about balance and we all need relaxation time where we can enjoy ourselves. Always working or doing things that are deemed as useful is usually impossible for everyone. We need some time to spoil ourselves or to take time to just wind down and forget about any stress or problems that we might have. Bingo could be the way to do this for some people.
If you feel that people are looking on you unkindly because you play bingo then do not tell them about it. Keep it to yourself and enjoy the fun and relaxation that it provides you with. Consider that they probably have other ways to wind down such as watching television, using the Internet, listening to music or using colouring books and your hobby of playing bingo is just as legitimate as any of those. It is not fair to judge other people by what they choose to do and so keep it to yourself and remember that we are all different and find different things fun.
Of course, if it is your spouse, partner or a family member that is worried because of the cost of the bingo then this is a different matter. Make sure that you agree a budget and stick to it so that your hobby does not get too expensive. You could always look for a free source of bingo that will not cost you any money and this could keep you both happy. Most hobbies do cost some money though and so you just need to consider how much you can afford to spend and allocate that. The worst thing to do is to play bingo because you are desperate for more money and want the big prizes. The odds of winning, particularly the big prize, are stacked against you and so you do need to play as if you will not win.
Just spend money that you can afford to spend and assume that you are paying for the fun of having a go. If you do win, then this will obviously be fantastic, but if not, then you can still be happy thinking about how much pleasure you got from playing the game. If you are getting pleasure then it is certainly worth you playing as long as you can afford to keep going with it. You can always fill in the time, when you have spent your budget, playing free bingo games. These are still fun but often there is no prize. If you have as much fun playing the free games then maybe you will decide to stop paying to play and just play free games. It is worth having a go at both types of game and trying them on different sites in order to find out what types of games you prefer to play.