I Want to Retire

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    Sick & Tired

    I am so sick of phony, low down, and cruel people. I am tired of the fake smiles and the bad acts. I am tired of being in pain everyday and yet and push forward to go to work so I can support myself. I am 35 and already burnt out. I've been working since I was nineteen! You...
    queenjean29 queenjean29
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 27, 2011

    27 Years, 3 Months, and 5 Days

    But who's counting? I have been a caseworker for that long. I come home from work ready to pluck out my eyelashes!!! Sadly, there is no satisfaction in my work. I am no longer an idealistic college grad.I feel very jaded, and I do not like that feeling. Working in a cubicle with...
    lolaslife lolaslife
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Feb 15, 2009

    I am not old enough for the retirement age,

    or I'm not rich enough to have an early retirement, but my recent dream has been to retire and go to live in a nice retirement village where people look after me as a part of their work duties. The point here is that, I want to be looked after, but not because of any...
    purly purly
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2014

    Hoping to Retire In 4 Years

    I'm hoping to retire in 4 years at 60, but may have to go to 62 to get social security. It's scary right now with the economy.  I have only heard from one of my 401K accounts.  That one was not affected by the crash and bailout this month.  I have to contact the...
    kat2010 kat2010
    1 Response Oct 8, 2008

    I Just Want to Live Long Enough...

    29 years 9 month and 4 days to go and believe me I am counting down the years LOL.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Oct 8, 2008

    Like now! A lady in my office is retiring today.

    .. Super jealous! Wish I could find someone to support me and let me do whatever I wanted and always have enough money. ((Hahaha)) ok back to reality!
    stargazer2468 stargazer2468
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 10, 2014


    I am a young man still at the age of 38, but my body is pretty much worn out. I get up every day to swollen and screaming joints and it is really becoming a problem at work. I wish I would have gotten into a field of work where I could have saved money back to where I could just...
    teleman teleman
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Aug 16, 2010
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