Join Early Retirement Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-16-2013, 07:43 PM   #21
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 7,170
Oh, you guys found my wife's letter to the advice column.

Retired in 2013 at age 33. Keeping busy reading, blogging, relaxing, gaming, and enjoying the outdoors with my wife and 3 kids (4, 10, and 11).
FUEGO 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 11-16-2013, 07:47 PM   #22
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
Katsmeow's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 3,131
Originally Posted by REWahoo View Post
This "Dear Prudence" letter already has a thread: Advice column on spousal reaction to FIRE
Ack.. Sorry. Missed that.

Katsmeow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2013, 07:50 PM   #23
Gumby's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 9,218
The two threads have been merged for your convenience.
Living an analog life in the Digital Age.
Gumby is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2013, 10:47 AM   #24
Full time employment: Posting here.
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: San Jose
Posts: 607
Originally Posted by Ready View Post
I feel no guilt about not working full time any more. I worked hard to get here, and I deserve it.
That is exactly how I'm going to feel about it when I finally get to quit my job and retire.

I can honestly say that whatever pot of gold I'm able to reap from my almost 30 years working has been by the grace of God, and my own hard work and/or luck. I've never received any financial assistance from family or friends, except for my Mom paying for my college education, which only amounted to about $5000 in 80's (that's not a typo...that was $5k, not $50k).

So when I finally am able to call it quits, walk out the door, and do whatever I want, I'm going to do exactly that. I've worked for it, I deserve it, and I'm going to enjoy life. If somebody I was in a relationship with happened to resent that...there's the door.

LoneAspen 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 09:58 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.