Join Early Retirement Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-30-2013, 07:33 AM   #61
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
DFW_M5's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 5,072
I am happy for you obgyn, and hope it works out great for both of you. She might even be able to help a bit more with your spending objective.

Doing things today that others won't, to do things tomorrow that others can't. Of course I'm referring to workouts, not robbing banks.
DFW_M5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 03-30-2013, 07:40 AM   #62
Recycles dryer sheets
ChainsBeGone's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Front Range
Posts: 150
Originally Posted by obgyn65 View Post
Another happy day for me... My girlfriend is coming to live with me in the next few weeks. Yes !
Congrats, and best wishes for many future happy days as well!

"Our lives are what our thoughts make them" - Marcus Aurellius
FIRE'd on 1 June, 2013 at age 48, DW FIRE'd with me on same day at age 47.
ChainsBeGone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 07:50 AM   #63
Recycles dryer sheets
TOOLMAN's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 220
A new study...

"Retiring early doesn’t mean you’ll be any happier. In fact, the age at which men retire has little to do with improving their happiness during retirement. Men share the same feelings in retirement regardless of the age at which they retire, new research has found. Male retirees saw a boost in happiness immediately after retiring, the research showed, but after a few years of retirement that happiness began to decline.The way to think about retirement is like a sugar rush," researcher Elizabeth Mokyr Horner told BusinessNewsDaily. "People retire and they have this burst of happiness and they are relaxed and they are getting enough sleep and visiting their families and then the reality of aging comes to the forefront of their experience. They sort of have more negative experiences with retirement. By the time we hit 70, both the early retirees and late retirees had a decline in happiness". So says

It looks like after 70 there is the risk death from a broken heart
TOOLMAN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 09:09 AM   #64
Recycles dryer sheets
Felix Mulier's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 99
Life is what you make of it. Happiness is there for you to find. I don't think I'll ever be unhappy about being retired! It's just too gosh darn great!

A lot of things make me happy. MS and I have been together since we were 16 (that's, um, a long time!) Being able to share my life with my best friend for all this time has made me very happy.

My dog makes me happy - especially when we're doing things like walking in the woods where he can "revel in his dogness"! I walk about a mile or so. He runs about 10! It's hard to tire out a labby!

I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.


Felix Mulier is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:01 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.