Re: [DML] Re: Wife orders 5252 to be sold
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Re: [DML] Re: Wife orders 5252 to be sold



"Men that sell their cars, and the women that make them do it.  Next  
on Dr. Phil"

I was faced with selling my DMC but opted to take a loan instead.  My  
car is hocked but it's still mine-ish (I do need to pay back the loan,  
apparently).  Secured loans get favorable rates and this is a sub- 
optimal sellers market.


Gus/4695


On Jan 14, 2009, at 12:23 AM, therealdmcvegas wrote:

> My wife is on me to get 6585 up and running... While I'm writing this
> to Pat, this is something that everyone on here should read.
>
> I'm no marriage councilor, but... If you need to sell a car, there's
> nothing wrong with that. Things happen. I understand that totally as
> do lots of people. If your wife however is telling you to sell the car
> because of a power-play of some sort, you need to work other things  
> out.
>
> Too many times I've heard old-timers at the auto store and other
> places I've driven my car tell me to hang on to what I've got, and
> never let it go because of a woman. Even my uncle 2 months before he
> died warned me of the same thing. His biggest regret was selling his
> '68 Mustang 429 because my aunt told him to. He figured that if he
> would have kept that car, she would either have shaped up, or shipped
> out in their relationship. And ever since then, things were always a
> power-play between the two to make up for that one car.
>
> It's not a macho thing at all. If you love this car and sell it
> because your wife tells you to, you're gonna regret it. It'll be
> something that helps fuel all your arguments from now on to last
> longer than they should, and you'll be asking "what-if?" for the rest
> of your life. And while I'm sure you love your wife, you'll always
> have a sliver of resentment towards her for forcing you to sell your  
> car.
>
> Now if you do have a financial need to sell the car, don't be
> embarrassed. You just keep that private. However, don't go blaming
> stuff like this on your wife. It might be an acceptable cliche by
> many, but when she finds out you made her into a scapegoat, she'll be
> the one with long-term resentment towards you.
>
> -Robert
> 6585 "X"
>
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "patmolamphy" <patmolamphy@...> wrote:
> >
> > anyone know the best place to try to sell a delorean?
> > Pat
> > 5252
> > Pinehurst NC
> >
>
>
> 



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