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Debra
3 days ago
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I am fine keeping our 32 ft Class C and traveling ,camping alone, but I would probably downsize to a class B. I would not need as much room and I would not feel the need to tow addition vehicle, which usually my wife takes care of.
No I would never stop RVing as long as I was physically able.

Cindy Trombley
5 days ago
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Ideally, if I am the one left, I would be able to dispose of my current rig and find something smaller. I guess it would also depend on my age and health at the time.

Judy
16 days ago
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Hopefully, either my husband or I would keep our 26’ Class C with a Jeep towed to continue the adventure. Maybe downsize to a Class B without a towed to simplify.
We both enjoy fly fishing—Sisters on the Fly!

Sheryl Hudgins
17 days ago
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I can’t drive our RV, so if I’m left alone, my RVing days are over.

Pam
17 days ago
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I would buy a home where I could park the RV in the back, so someone could live in it. I wouldn’t travel with my fifth wheel.

Mzlikely
18 days ago

We moved into a 36′ Class A full-time with the intention of traveling, however my husband has severe health issues that I am afraid to be somewhere alone when he gets sick. I do all the hook-ups and break downs. We are now planted in an RV park. If I outlive him I have every intention of getting a smaller rig and getting out there.

Theresa Kresser
18 days ago
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We are selling our house of 16 yrs. Downsizing going fulltime. We have been talking about what if something happens and I’m alone. I want to be in the RV. We have been RVing for 15 years.

Dorothy M
18 days ago
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I would sell the truck and trailer and buy a Class B or C and continue RVing.

Katy Jackson
18 days ago
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I did! I traded the big truck and 5th wheel for a gently used Class C. I bought a good extended warranty and hit the road for 2.5 years. It was cathartic to afford myself that time to grieve, heal, make new friends and re-discover myself.

steve
19 days ago
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If my wife passed, I would definitely keep camping. It would keep me close

jillie
19 days ago

In 2016 my family and my mother all went to Quebec down thru Maine and Boston and thru Pennsylvannia and home. That was loaded with issues. When we came home my husband was done camping. I wasn’t so sure so I looked at a trailer thinking if he is done I can sell the pop up. He saw that and changed his mind. That is when in 2018 I traded the sleeps three trailer for a bunk model. We went to Colorado, Utah, Arizona and back the bottom portion of Colorado and home. Completed almost my mothers buck list. Then she died last April of cancer. That is when I realized my days of camping with mom was over. I thought about selling it and be done. But my daughter changed my mind and we went camping over the 4th. My daughter fly to NYC to be with friends during the camping trip and I thought wow husband and I can do things together. That was not the case. He curled up in front of his computer and disappeared with no intentions of doing anything camping wise.

jillie
19 days ago
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My addendum to the post? I found out he no longer was interested in camping. My daughter was but not him. So unless she goes he is not interested. Otherwise the trailer sits on our driveway. I guess I need to take the reins and make it the mother daughter and no more my mother comes with us trips Sad really. So my daughter and I are looking at going to Alaska next year without the husband. Then after she moves? I will be going solo. No husband. He would rather sit at home with his computer Me? I am looking at workamping jobs after retirement. So now on to autumn and one more camping trip in a few weeks as a family. Then after that? Solo. RIP mom. It was fun.

lee
20 days ago
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No way I am stopping. My husband has turned into kind of a fuddy duddy so I am thinking I might venture out on my own. I want to fulfill my dreams before I die. While I would dearly love to go together, we just don’t seem the same anymore. I am 70,

Betty
20 days ago
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My husband died in 2018 of pancreatic cancer. We enjoyed traveling and the rallies. I couldn’t drive our 2001 Class A so I contacted the dealer where we purchased it new. He gave me $2,000 and sold it for $24,000. I miss camping and the friends we made but I don’t know if I’d enjoy it without my husband.

Norma
20 days ago
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My husband died 12 years ago. I brought a 25 ft airstreams and joined th Loners on Wheels It is a national club for singles not just women. I since have traded twice for a class c. And then 5 years ago I brought a brand new class a and I tow a car. Camp one week a month from April tp October wit the Lo W’s

Tammie Gursky
20 days ago
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My husband and I also have a travel trailer and usually I do all the inside set up, take care of pets while he does the outside work. No I don’t think I would be able to connect/disconnect from the truck, put down the jacks. It is also too big for me to drive – only 24 ft . However, loving the ability to travel in my self contained unit, especially with COVID, would probably trade to a drive RV, smaller and keep RVing.

LeslieP
21 days ago
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I am not sure if I would have the same enjoyment without my husband. I would have to give it a try but I’d certainly change to a smaller rig right away. I don’t need all the space he likes.

Linda Giguere
21 days ago
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My husband always drives our motorhome. I would have to sell it if anything happened to him. I have never driven it and would be overwhelmed.

Hermie
21 days ago
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I lost my best friend and wife in April 2020. Everyday is hard, but I decided I couldn’t/ wouldn’t sit in this house everyday. I took our 40’ DRV 5th wheel, which we loved, out once after she left and decided I could handle it by myself, but also that I didn’t want to. Sold it and bought a new Northern Lite slide in truck camper for my dualities. Perfect for one and helps fill the lonely days.

Sam
21 days ago
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Check back in a couple of months. Learned at 2:00 am this morning that my wife is symptomatic with COVID, and I am as yet asymptomatic.

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21 days ago
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Good luck to you and your wife, Sam. I hope she recovers quickly and completely, and that you don’t get it. 🙂 —Diane at RVtravel.com

Cindy
21 days ago
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My husband of 32 years died when we were both 52. A few years before he died I had finally convinced him we would love having an RV and purchased a truck camper for our 4-wheel drive truck to enjoy the back country. After he died 13 years ago,I kept using the truck camper on my own, but a 6000 mile cross country trip convinced me I would be more comfortable in a motor home. I bought a 25ft class C and after eight years have just upgraded to a 34ft class A. My pets and I love traveling in our home on wheels. I do get a lot of “ are you alone? I admire you.” I hope to be able to keep on for many more years. I just wish I could get the dog to help with the driving….