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Wife's gone to visit Dad, Home Alone

Old 10-14-20, 07:53 PM
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Wife's gone to visit Dad, Home Alone

So I brought some bikes into the house from the garage.

Makes the house less empty.
Makes me smile.
Is this an illness?

a sample



Maybe I need the security blanket of it all.

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Old 10-14-20, 08:19 PM
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So who's company do you prefer?
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Buddy of mine drug the engine he was rebuilding into the kitchen when the wife was away. Whilst torquing down the head, she walked in. Which alone would have been a problem, but not wanting to lose his place in the sequence he didn't look up or say hello until he finished.

Soon enough he had as much alone time with his engines as he wanted.

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Old 10-14-20, 08:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Bassmanbob View Post
So who's company do you prefer?
They each have their attributes.

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Buddy of mine drug the engine he was rebuilding into the kitchen when the wife was away. Whilst torquing down the head, she walked in. Which alone would have been a problem, but not wanting to lose his place in the sequence he didn't look up or say hello until he finished.
Soon enough he had as much alone time with his engines as he wanted.​
I can reset the house in 10min. And she is 1,000 miles and 2 planes flights of advance notice away.


And By The Way - i do not talk to them.
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I have done similar things.I have interests in bikes , automotive, scale modeling and gunsmithing . it nice to have favorite items closer to ones self. There is no cure for this illness.
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It will be an illness when you start sleeping with them in your bed.
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perfectly normal. It's how we'd live if single
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Doesn't everyone store their bikes in the house? I once had a woman who complained about my bikes being in the house. She woke up to find my Harley parked in the dining room the next day. After that, there was never a mention of my pedal bikes being indoors.
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My living room is full of bikes and tools and repair stands. They're my bona fides, man.

I guess as long as you don't dress the bikes up, and start inventing conversations going on between them, you're OK.
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Originally Posted by 2cam16 View Post
It will be an illness when you start sleeping with them in your bed.

I'm not a Physician or Psychologist (nor have I ever pretended to be either), but I think that would be called a sickness not an illness.
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Old 10-19-20, 05:33 PM
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My first fiancé (took a few times to get it right!) once complained that “you love your bikes more than you love me.”

I did pause to reply.
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So who's company do you prefer?
You've heard the joke, if you lock you wife and dog in the trunk of your car for an hour, which will be happy to see you when you open it?
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