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This discussion over husband, wife, controlling, etc., took form when JulieMor suggested it would have been OK for husband to embark on this voyage, but not wife
You misinterpreted what I said. What I was saying is for a man to embark on that kind of voyage alone is far more common than for a woman to do so, when neither has any real sailing experience and especially when the woman is 65. Men do a lot of crazy things. You only need to watch one of those "amazing video" shows to know that.

I can guarantee you if my husband was about to do something like that and I had even the slightest idea how dangerous it was, I would certainly voice my disapproval. I wouldn't care if we argued or became angry with each other. It's his life and well being that would matter most to me. We can always kiss and makeup but you can't bring someone back from the dead. And if he insisted on going, I would go with him, not wish him well and say, "See you later!"
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I'm with sloop on this, she's my wife, not some schmuck I couldn't care less about. She does not have to obey me, but she would not be making that trip. I'd deal with the consequences including divorce afterwards.

So you'd tie her up and stuff her in a closet or something?

Quit thumping your chest.


Apparently she has some experience. It's more likely she had a stroke or a heart attack.
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My wife and I are equals in every sence of the word. I beleive she has the right to determione her own fate, what to do with her body, etc.
But where's the "We" in that? My wife and I regard ourselves as two 1/2's of a whole, not two completely separate and individual people - that's for dating.
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You know my zombie theory isn't that far fetched. In place of a zombie we put in a hired hit man. I'm not accusing anyone. Anyone see the movie series Bourne? The killer hides
out on a yacht he knows that the target will purchase. Once the boat is out to sea, the killer leaves his hiding place and proceeds to his target. I won't say what happens but I could see this scenario playing out in this case.
A killer hiding for hours on a 30 footer?
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We can always kiss and makeup
Well known as one of the best parts of marriage.
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Re: Woman Missing – A warning to Newbies.

I just want to say that Meme's zombie theories are far, far, far more enjoyable than the politically charged drivel as to what constitutes a more perfect union between plump old chicks and dudes.

Take it to PRWG. Yeesh.
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I'm with sloop on this, she's my wife, not some schmuck I couldn't care less about. She does not have to obey me, but she would not be making that trip. I'd deal with the consequences including divorce afterwards.
Well, you really must love her to make that sacrifice.

If an argument is based on one spouse wanting to sail into eel-infested waters, all alone, in the dark of night, directly into a storm, along rocky shoals and the other wanting their spouse to live another day results in divorce... Maybe someone has their priorities a bit skewed.
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We can always kiss and makeup
Yes, the make up sex is the best.
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So you'd tie her up and stuff her in a closet or something?

Quit thumping your chest.


Apparently she has some experience. It's more likely she had a stroke or a heart attack.
Ooh, a little face thing. Okay! Okay! I,ll stop thumping my chest. My chest was getting sore anyway.
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I guess she should have invited Seaboy to come along...

Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed
LOL! Good one!

Hitting that shore (or any of the many offshore rocks), that Ferro boat wouldn't have fared any better.
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