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Old 10-09-2016, 01:46 PM   #1
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Wife doesn't really like camping

I just turn 30yo and i bought a 97 itasca sunrise as a gift for myself i have 1yo kid and i am so excited to take my family on adventures but my wife Doesn't know much about the filling to go camping haha

She wanna go but her fillings is like "meh"

Are you guys are or was in the same situation?
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Old 10-09-2016, 01:52 PM   #2
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Seems like she is unsure of what will be happening. Feelings aside camping is not for everyone.

You will have to show her that it can be enjoyable. Try a night or two in the driveway to get the family used to the different space. Follow that with some short jaunts to destinations that have interesting things to do.

Make sure both your wife and kid have a good time and you will soon be golden.
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Old 10-09-2016, 02:12 PM   #3
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Haha exactly she is unsure, she doesn't know the difference between go camping on tents and motorhome yet

She is here with me and she said: haha thats no true! Lets go right now then!
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Old 10-09-2016, 02:12 PM   #4
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Let her choose the destination on your 1st trip.
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she will say to the mall haha just kidding
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Sadly, after a trip or two and if she still does not like it, you basically have two choices. Give up your dream of family time or take the kids and go without her. Wish I had made that decision when I was young, but now its just too late for me.
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I always wanted to have a motorhome , and now that i have it oooohhh maannn im so excited !!

She gonna like it i know that , (hopefully) haha
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I'm betting that after a trip or two, she's gonna love it. Thing to do is to let her pick some places that would be amenable to both of you. After arriving and setting up, you'll need to do some of the cooking, help keep it clean and help with the 1 y/o. After a few trips, she'll probably be checking out other MHs and looking at the magazines
Good Luck, We have gone from tenting to an 8' tent trailer and then a 14', a 27' TT and then my favorite 32' Cougar bunk house and now finally to an '01 DP MH.
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450don why is too late?
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Bigdog thank u , i think that would be my situation
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My wife was the same way six years ago, now she loves it and even plans our extended trips. She does not "camp", she "glamps" (glamour camps).
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Lt dan hahaha that's funny
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My crystal ball is saying that the two of you will be having separate vacations in the future.

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Dr4film hahaha i hope not
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