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[at-l] Re: Hiking the AT and Significant Others Conflict

<smokies28@hotmail.com> wrote:
> I am hoping to hike the AT next year, GA to ME, and even
> though I told my girlfriend months (years actually but
> only because she sort of pressured me to postpone my plans)
> in advance, she is showing a bit of upsettedness in that I plan
> to be away from her for 6 months. I am thinking of saying "Here
> honey, here is my share of the rent for the next 6 months, please
> let me go. " Is this a fair exchange? Should she accept this
> offer and let me go? 

It's up to her, and no one else, to decide what is fair and what she 
will accept.  It's up to you to decide how you will consider her needs 
relative to yours.  That's the essence of a relationship.

Good luck,

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