While I’ve worked out how my retirement income, expenses, and time might work, I am still trying to figure out whether I want to pursue companionship when I retire.
I have friends, good friends, and I am not lonely. I enjoy living alone. But I realized a few months ago that I was missing day-to-day domestic life. When I realized that, no one was more surprised than I was.
I still haven’t decided what I want to do about that. I wouldn’t say that I am ‘stuck’ on this issue. I would describe it as ‘processing.’ You know, that little circle that goes around and around when your computer is ‘thinking.’
I looked back to see how long ago I wrote about missing domestic life. It was in a post from last December –