My fiancé owns a business and is a workaholic so we barely ever take vacations because he’s always working and says he can’t take time off. I’m a great place in my career to get some traveling in but I can never get him to take time off to go. We can always make more money but we only have so much time. How can I convince him to just take the time off?

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Definitely try to convince him to take a little time, but also maybe travel on your own! Or with other friends and family. You shouldn’t have to miss out too.

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My husband is a home body and therefore he gets left in the dust all the time. I gave up trying to convince him along time ago. Tomorrow me and the kids are heading out on vacation. He was provided the option to come and he declined so ✌🏼

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I get it. I really really do but forcing him to go only for him to be glued on his phone checking in on the manager every 30 seconds will be frustrating for everyone. I like the suggestion above about some day trips to start getting him comfortable. Or is he a mama’s boy? Maybe his mom can stay at the cafe for a weekend to be a second set of eyes on the manager.

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Maybe try to structure your vacation where you can explore during the day and he can work remotely. And promise to bot give him hard time over it.

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Maybe he can try baby steps? Like go away for an overnight trip, and see how the manager does without him? Then go away for a long weekend, but somewhere semi-local where he could get back quickly in an “emergency”? If no issues, maybe he’d be more confident going somewhere further/longer.

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Go on your own, when you look back in 20/30 years, will you be resentful of him or will you be glad you went on a few trips?

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Same - we should start a group and travel together girl squad style

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East coast! Let’s go to the narrows in Utah haha

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