Do you guys have anyone in your life who is very supportive of your curly hair and understands the troubles you go through?

For example two of my coworkers have naturally curly hair and support me. My boyfriend also has patients when I "squish my hair" (crush out my gel) before we go out.
Fine, 2c-3a, high porosity, high density

Curly Girl Method:
L'Oreal EverSleek Instense Smoothing Shampoo
TRESemme Naturals Moisturizer
KCKT Knot Today
KCKT Perfectly Polished
KCKT Curling Custard
DIY Flaxseed Gel

Hair hates glycerin