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I Aspire to Retire

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    I Don't Want to Work Anymore

    Right now life just seems so overwhelming, I've got so much on my plate I don't want to work. I want to set my own schedule and right now I'm needing more down time, sleep and etc. If I was retired, I'd have time to cook better food, clean my house, have coffee or tea in the...
    Zestfive Zestfive 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 5, 2007

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    RETIRE? Hahahahahah, Etc.

    Age 51, and "retirement" right now is looking like either cat food or a bottle and a bullet under a bridge. Actually, I couldn't see myself completely retiring, probably working part time and doing volunteer work. Not that I didn't start out right, saving for the...
    MaMegabyte MaMegabyte 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 22, 2008

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    Some Day

    Not right now, I still want to work for a few more years...but maybe 10-15 years from now, I'd like to retire & just live according to my own schedule.
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M Nov 5, 2009

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