Do you love family trips?

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Re: Do you love family trips?

Post by Clinical1 » 22 Apr 2018, 12:32

I do everything in my power to not travel with family. My sister and I sometimes travel together, but we have such different likes and abilities. She needs a walker or scooter to get around, but regularly refuses to use one, and makes getting around difficult.

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Post by Cswrawr » 22 Apr 2018, 12:38

I love the idea of family trips but I find the execution of them incredibly stressful (Perhaps because they inevitably descend into chaos and arguing).

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Post by jvez » 23 Apr 2018, 08:24

There was a time when I was younger when I hated them. Maybe because I wasn't interested in some of the place my parents often took me. But now that I'm older I find family trips more important than they were before since I don't get to see my family that often any more.

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Post by Misael » 19 Jun 2018, 03:58

Yes! There is nothing happier than being with family!

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Post by TaaraLynn » 10 Jul 2018, 12:26

We haven't been on a family trip in so long. When I was younger, it seemed like we went on trips all time (which, we probably didn't). Everything is an adventure to a child, but we always had a great time on the road and wherever we went. I usually was able to bring a friend along, we never fought or got annoyed with one another.

We have also taken trips with generations of my family and it was splendid. I don't recall stress or fighting. Most Of our trips were roadtrips, but the car ride was always a good time. Wow. Nostalgia. Miss those times.

I pray that I can create the same for my own children when it's time.
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Post by TaaraLynn » 10 Jul 2018, 12:28

Misael wrote:
19 Jun 2018, 03:58
Yes! There is nothing happier than being with family!
I completely agree with this! I've always had a great time with my family when I was younger. And I always wanted other children to have the same.
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Post by Misael » 11 Jul 2018, 09:31

TaaraLynn wrote:
10 Jul 2018, 12:28
Misael wrote:
19 Jun 2018, 03:58
Yes! There is nothing happier than being with family!
I completely agree with this! I've always had a great time with my family when I was younger. And I always wanted other children to have the same.
Sadly, when family members do come together, a lot could not stray from their celfones long enough to fully enjoy being with family. This is the downside of our world's rapid technological advancements.

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