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Old 02-04-2016, 07:04 AM   #61
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Originally Posted by rayinpenn View Post
He was sitting across from me in physical therapy…. It was clear he wasn't enjoying his retirement. I didn't give it too much thought until later in the day when I heard a 'retired' caller to one of my favorite radio shows echo those same sentiments. Double yikes…. I must admit to a bit of worry when I hear all the negativity from retirees.
I wouldn't worry because of the negativity expressed by a couple of strangers; not much of a sample size, and in any case who knows what different circumstances they face(d)?

FWIW, I've been FIRE'd for > three years and could't be happier about it. Hope that provides some balance to the above.

"To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive". Robert Louis Stevenson, An Inland Voyage (1878)
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