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Old 08-18-2008, 06:41 AM   #1
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DW has made an observation that many of the full timers we have met over the last 5yr. are second spouse couples. Does the second time around have less pressure to build a nest or is it a time for a more adventureous life style?
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DW has made an observation that many of the full timers we have met over the last 5yr. are second spouse couples. Does the second time around have less pressure to build a nest or is it a time for a more adventureous life style?
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Old 08-18-2008, 06:51 AM   #3
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Since most have already built a nest at least once, I would vote for the adventurous lifestyle.

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Old 08-18-2008, 07:05 AM   #4
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Gosh.... I had to re-read your original post as I thought you'd come up with a way to travel with TWO spouses!

Now that, I'd have to see!!

In an answer to your original post, it was my now "second ex" who introduced me to the RV lifestyle....
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Old 08-18-2008, 07:30 AM   #5
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Gosh.... I had to re-read your original post as I thought you'd come up with a way to travel with TWO spouses! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I thought the same thing. That would be interesting to read about. Sort of like coming down MontEagle with no brakes and foot to the floor on the gas - suicidal!!
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Sorry for your confusion on initial reading of my post. I thought "second spouse" was an adequate description for the "next" spouse AFTER the first spouse had departed by whatever means. Problbly I should have said second marriage, but then you might not be married so there you are again confused. Ah just forgetaboutit.
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Psst! They were pulling your leg.

I think the second time around, many hook up because of similar interests.
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Old 08-18-2008, 01:13 PM   #8
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Keep this in mind-

Full-timing with your second spouse is better than two-timing her/him . . .

Could be why the first one got away!

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Old 08-18-2008, 04:42 PM   #9
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I asked, my dw of 40 years will not let me have a second!
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Old 08-18-2008, 05:37 PM   #10
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Is there a penalty clause for extras? I'm already on my third.
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48 years and hangin' in there. I am afraid to leave my DW. If I did, and then found another, I'd be afraid she wouldn't leave!

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Like historyljc I'm on my third. Third time has been a charm I might add, finally got it right. We hope to fulltime in five years.
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First marriage, 32 years and going strong. We RV'd full-time once already, doing it again. We find an even mix (1st & 2nd marriages), and quite a few singles, too.

We jokingly say to each other "If I think you're too interested in the person camping next door, I start the engine and we move on down the road."
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First time for me, but we were in our 30's when we married and chose not to have children, so for us we felt no pressure to "build a nest". As soon as hubby could start collecting his pension, we hit the road. Been at it for just over a year now and no plans to stop anytime soon.
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