Mid Life Crisis

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  1. Steve Burchell

    Steve Burchell

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    Hi all,
    I'm taking a leap into the great unknown. Having separated from my wife and just about to exchange contracts on the sale of the house, I've decided to quit my job and buy a motorhome to live in full time. Yes I know, I know. I'm mad. But you only live once. There's a lot to learn, and I hope to pick people's brains on here as I go along. Looking forward to interesting times :)
     
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  2. Mattyjwr

    Mattyjwr Funster Life Member

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    Welcome and have fun :)
     
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  3. big map

    big map Funster Life Member

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    Wow definitely life changing times ahead. Welcome to fun forum.
     
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  4. Terran

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    Hi Steve,
    Sorry you're separating from the OH, but MHFun will provide mountains of sympathy ;) or lots of help with your MH choice. £10 spent here will return loads more (y) ask away and the legions will answer, they really are helpful. Good luck and welcome. :drink: Cheers. Terran
     
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  5. Baycott

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    Couldn't agree more(y)(y)
    Welcome to the forum Steve :welc:
     
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  6. Gorse Hill

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    Welcome and good luck with your journey, hope everything works out for you
    You will find answers to all your questions on here and have a good laugh at the same time
     
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  7. Jim

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    Hi Steve, welcome to the Fun (y)
     
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    Hi and welcome to FUN. (y)
     
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  10. beerdrinker1

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    A big welcome Steve, to the friendliest, most knowledgeble motorhome club you will find !.
    :drink::drink::drink:
     
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  11. scousebird

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    That is a life decision! Hello from a fellow Kent resident :hi:
     
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    Welcome Steve need any help there are a few of us in the garden of England

    Joe
     
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    Welcome, plenty of company on here. And before too long they'll have you down in Benidorm or Morocco!
     
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  14. Theonlysue

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    Hi and welcome :)
    There are quite a few of us fulltiming in our vans!
     
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    Hi and welcome from South Glos. :smiley:
     
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    Hi Steve, don't be put off by people saying 'you're mad' etc as they are only concerned about your welfare. I was in a similar situation to you a couple of years ago, I took early retirement, sold my flat (could have rented it but wanted a clean break) and have been full-timing ever since. Its entirely down to the individual but I love it and haven't looked back. I have had a couple of reminders that life is too short and my friends now agree with me that, in my circumstances, it was a good decision. Its a great experience and, in my case, learning on the hoof assisted by Funsters both via the website and in person! Motorhoming reminds me of when I was a kid and where you lived was one big community, sadly lacking now in a lot of places but not in the MH community! I'm currently in Sicily awaiting friends who I met in Italy last year and made a lot of friends at my first MHF rally at Benicarlo in March. So, as long as you are happy with your financial situation then I would say go for it, I feel better than I have for years. Find the van that you would be happy living in (I dont think there is such a thing as the perfect layout but decide whats important for you) and have fun!
     
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    Hello Steve :) We're in Kent too :welc:
     
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    Hello! while I caution against knee jerk reactions to any situations, I wish you well...

    Ask lots of questions about vans on here before you dive in, As its a bit of a minefield to be honest!
     
  20. Debs

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    Hi & welcome.... :hi:

    Can't say a lot more than had already been said so far - but I hope you'll be glad you found this forum, there's always someone around to talk to, about any subject under the sun, not just motorhome stuff:D

    Exciting times ahead:)
     
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