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Old 08-17-16, 10:58 PM
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You can't plan their behavior when they get to that age. My kids are 27 and 24. You can give them friendly advice, and that's about it. They'll take some and leave the rest.

If he does agree to going on the path with you, maybe, just maybe, you can show him the secret joy if you offer a detour. Spring it on him mid-ride. If he says OK, go somewhere new.
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