Got my wife thinking.

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    Got my wife thinking.

    I couple nights ago my wife and I were staying in the Salt Lake city area (Layton) at the La Quinta Inn. Earlier that day I ate something that didn't agree with me, so I was up at 3am dying on the toilet. She asked if she could get me anything at the Walgreen's across the street (24 hrs) I told her she's not walking alone at 3am in the city, so she said "well you have a gun right?" Yes (me) "well I'll take it with me" NO---- you don't have a permit. Well this got her thinking "maybe I should get one." She has always thought I had mine, so she didn't need one. Now she's thinking differently.
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    It's the little things like this that will go much further in helping a wife along than husbands constantly pressuring them. Good call on not letting her take it. Hope you're feeling better!
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    Funny how the small things can get them to start thinking.

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    I hope that interaction helped your death ala toilet.
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    Get back to where ever you ate and get some carry-outs to take home. As long as she keeps thinking that way, you're all set.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rugergirl View Post
    Get back to where ever you ate and get some carry-outs to take home. As long as she keeps thinking that way, you're all set.




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    Quote Originally Posted by PatrioticRick View Post
    I told her she's not walking alone at 3am in the city, so she said "well you have a gun right?" Yes (me) "well I'll take it with me" NO---- you don't have a permit. Well this got her thinking "maybe I should get one."
    Quite simply, without histrionics or politics or arguments about gun control agendas and whatnot, that's the crux of the issue: life's a contact sport; you want some added protection; the State requires licensing in order to carry such things. So, you do it. It's not about any of the political/agenda crap. It's simply about being able to protect yourself.

    Kudos to her, and to you both.

    Oh, yeah ... About the carry-out idea? "Can" that. You've had enough, bub. 'Course, it appears to have done her some good, eh? Tough choice.
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    That's a great position to build upon. Now that she's thinking about it, get her into a class where she can learn about the law, the purpose of CCW, etc.
    It sounds as if she's on her way to getting her permit...congrats!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PatrioticRick View Post
    I couple nights ago my wife and I were staying in the Salt Lake city area (Layton) at the La Quinta Inn. Earlier that day I ate something that didn't agree with me, so I was up at 3am dying on the toilet. She asked if she could get me anything at the Walgreen's across the street (24 hrs) I told her she's not walking alone at 3am in the city, so she said "well you have a gun right?" Yes (me) "well I'll take it with me" NO---- you don't have a permit. Well this got her thinking "maybe I should get one." She has always thought I had mine, so she didn't need one. Now she's thinking differently.
    So, why not to something about it. My wife and I did ours together.
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    Bad Rugergil, bad.
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    Yep. Eventually something will hit home and make a person realize that maybe they should have their own permit.

    Glad it was this and not something like being attacked that got your wife thinking about it.
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    good for her in getting that thought process going, and good for you for not letting her take
    my luck in that situation my wife would have got caught
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    Maybe something good will come out of this.


    good strategy PatrioticRick
    wife already has her CHL....so....now....what can I get my wife to consider when I'm suffering on the toilet......
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    Good about her thinking of getting the permit, but armed or not I still wouldn't want her out at 3 A.M.

    Off topic, always pack loperamide when going on a trip. I keep some in the console of my car too. You just never know when having that stuff handy can be useful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hopyard View Post
    good about her thinking of getting the permit, but armed or not i still wouldn't want her out at 3 a.m.

    Off topic, always pack loperamide when going on a trip. I keep some in the console of my car too. You just never know when having that stuff handy can be useful.
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