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"I feel like I am your mistress"

Old 09-15-19, 07:18 AM
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Originally Posted by TiHabanero View Post
Talking with my wife of 30 years last night as I recalled my adventures at sea and how the sea still calls me. Told her a sailor is married to the sea, and keeps a mistress at home. She pipes up with, "I feel like I am your mistress and you are married to your bikes." I simply could not argue with that point of view. She may just be right.
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Old 09-15-19, 06:41 PM
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My wife has made some comments similar to the “mistress” thing. I have a special little sunroom off the livingroom that has my classic racers on display. She says it’s my “altar”. Being a preacher, I told her to please not refer to my rare classics as idols but rather investments, to which she knows the value of them in the event of my demise. I shouldnt have done that.
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Old 09-19-19, 12:55 PM
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No worries here, TimothyH. Been married to this gal for over 30 years and I don't plan on kicking her out anytime soon!
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Old 09-20-19, 09:01 AM
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Can't believe not one of you slackers posted this. "My life, my love, my lady, is the sea."


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Old 09-20-19, 06:09 PM
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Brandy is such a fine girl, too. Sorry I missed the easy mark!
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Old 10-03-19, 06:42 AM
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My wife doesn't object to my cycling. In fact, sometimes I will return from a long bike ride, and she'll give me a sly look and say, "Want to go for another ride?"
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Old 10-03-19, 12:42 PM
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Lol! I love those days!
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Old 10-21-19, 09:29 PM
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Originally Posted by TiHabanero View Post
Talking with my wife of 30 years last night as I recalled my adventures at sea and how the sea still calls me. Told her a sailor is married to the sea, and keeps a mistress at home. She pipes up with, "I feel like I am your mistress and you are married to your bikes." I simply could not argue with that point of view. She may just be right.
No offense...but your wife may be trying to tell you something. I have no idea how she said it, but I've had my wife say similar things in the past (been married 46 years) and what she meant was; "I don't like being second to anything or anyone. And I didn't marry you to be a mistress...I assumed I was getting a life partner". We had struggles and lots of counseling and by the grace of God we are still together. However, I was missing/or ignoring that signal for a long time.
Just my .02.
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Old 10-21-19, 09:32 PM
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My wife doesn't object to my cycling. In fact, sometimes I will return from a long bike ride, and she'll give me a sly look and say, "Want to go for another ride?"
And you're on THIS forum? Enjoy it while you can.

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Old 10-22-19, 08:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
My wife doesn't object to my cycling. In fact, sometimes I will return from a long bike ride, and she'll give me a sly look and say, "Want to go for another ride?"
My wife says that too...only thing is she means get in the car and drive her to her favorite yarn store! LOL
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Old 10-22-19, 12:42 PM
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Hmmm! I ride steel, aluminum, and carbon but I have to say, my mistress of 32 years is still a better ride!
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Old 10-22-19, 05:00 PM
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My wife says that too...only thing is she means get in the car and drive her to her favorite yarn store! LOL
LOL. My husband offered to take me to my favorite yarn store this weekend, but they are closed on Sundays. He just wanted to go for a ride in my convertible to look at the foliage. I loaded the bikes on the car and we went to the same general area to ride. He hadn't been on his bike in over a month.
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Old 10-22-19, 05:05 PM
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My wife is my wife.

My bikes are my bikes.

My dogs are my dogs.

I love them all dearly, in their own special way. I couldn’t imagine life being much fun without either one of them.

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Old 10-22-19, 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Can't believe not one of you slackers posted this. "My life, my love, my lady, is the sea."


https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VVzsQ-RiT9U
Dang it, you beat me to it.
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Old 10-23-19, 06:30 AM
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Better a mistress than a widow. At least I hope she sees it that way.
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