No it didn't take that long to decide! Not at all. I wanted to keep my options open, however.
When they shut down contributions to the pension program a few months after I had left, that pretty much sealed the deal for me. Wanted to make sure that DW was okay with it, however, and she needed time to get comfortable with the concept.
But did it really take all 15mo LOA to decide?
I'm 55yo professional & comfortably FI. Got my employer to agree to 3mo LOA after explaining how burnt-out I was. Half way thru LOA I'm still undecided to ER or go back.
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