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Poll #1 Early retirees and your Marriage
Old 05-24-2005, 05:44 PM   #1
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Poll #1 Early retirees and your Marriage

Hi all,
Would love to poll early retirees on three questions regarding lifestyle improvements/deterioration following early retirement. Thanks If anyone has suggestions for making the poll better reflect their situation, pls let me know. Thx
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Old 05-25-2005, 06:57 PM   #2
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Re: Poll #1 Early retirees and your Marriage

Surprisingly my wife thinks our marriage is much stronger too!

I think she just enjoys the security of knowing that it's not her turn to fix dinner...
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Old 05-25-2005, 07:50 PM   #3
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Re: Poll #1 Early retirees and your Marriage

Good topic! I was single for 3 years before I met and married my second wife. I was really never single (as an adult) before.
The first time I married at age 20. That lasted 32 years. Long time.
My current marriage is nothing like my first which might seem like a
big adjustment for me. Wasn't really. But, I know I am a control
freak and will not change. Thus anyone living with me has to
be willing to adjust. That's just the way it is.

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