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I work in the retirement industry I conduct seminars and one on ones encouraging participants to sign up for their company sponsored retirement plan so financially they can have the retirement they hope for As such, I like to read books about retirement planning and this one caught my eye.Most of us hope that we save enough for our retirements and we don t think about what we are going to actually do in retirement this is something I discuss sometimes in the one on ones and how our retire I work in the retirement industry I conduct seminars and one on ones encouraging participants to sign up for their company sponsored retirement plan so financially they can have the retirement they hope for As such, I like to read books about retirement planning and this one caught my eye.Most of us hope that we save enough for our retirements and we don t think about what we are going to actually do in retirement this is something I discuss sometimes in the one on ones and how our retirement will affect our relationship with our spouse This book isn t focused on the financial aspects of retirement and the topics include Men and retirement Fears of retirement The reality of retirement Delayed retirement Relationship with others Relationship with yourselfThe foundation of this book was based on the lives of 44 men I didn t realize when I got the book that is was focused on men and 17 of their spouses, who told the author their stories about being or living with a retirement aged man The ages ranged from 56 to 88 with two thirds of them at peak retirement age age 64 to 75 Some left work happily while others not so happily Some retired and then went back to work and some wished they were still working They came from different income levels and some had saved enough for retirement, while others hadn t They were married, divorced or widowed, both hetero and homosexual It s an interesting book to read to get men s views on retirement and also their spouses reactions It s got to be quite a change for a woman who has been used to having the house to herself to all of a sudden have her husband around all the time that s a lot of togetherness One spouse was honest and said that she ll have breakfast and supper with her husband but she wants to be on her own for lunch.Blog review post Did not read the synopsis closely enough It s all about men Helpful for m husbands situation If he reads it. DNF I read 26% of this book and couldn t continue The book wasn t what I expected it to be It focusedon the retirement of men and I assumed by the title the focus would be on both sexes The author does include some interviews from the wives of the men she interviewed, but I never got that far into the book I lost interest very early on in the book My attention kept drifting and I kept putting the book aside with the intention to come back to read it, but every time I came back to re DNF I read 26% of this book and couldn t continue The book wasn t what I expected it to be It focusedon the retirement of men and I assumed by the title the focus would be on both sexes The author does include some interviews from the wives of the men she interviewed, but I never got that far into the book I lost interest very early on in the book My attention kept drifting and I kept putting the book aside with the intention to come back to read it, but every time I came back to read I d put the book down again I just wasn t into this book I don t how helpful this will be I bought it to give to my 57 year old husband, but I can t see him actually getting anything beneficial from reading it Perhaps it will makesense to him, as he is the one who has to make the big transition I found that it didn t really have any important insights that he could use. This is really a collection of answers to a survey given to men about retirement, put in book form It has some interesting tidbits. *READ DOWNLOAD ↡ Ready to Retire?: The New Reality of Retirement and What You and Your Spouse Need to Know ⇟ Ready to Retire The New Reality of Retirement and What You and Your Spouse Need to KnowConceived and written for the women and men who live with partners about to retire or already in retirement Ready to Retire seeks to help couples understand what their spouses are going through as they meet the new realtiy of life beyond the workplaceCultural messaging has traditionally reinforced the idea of the man as bread winner and thusly, men of this generation have a particularly hard time making the retirement adjustment as they so often completely self identify with their work In light of this cultural trend, bestselling author and sociologist Lyndsay Green sets out to demystify retirement for men and their partners, and provides an engaging and uplifting portrait of the emotional landscape of men in their sixties and seventiesWhile most books on this subject focus on finances, Lyndsay Green writes about the psychological implications of retirement More descriptive than instructional, the book is based on interviews with over sixty people, from ageto , living in cities, small towns and rural areasIn spite of the fact that many men have a deep rooted fear about retirement, and that so often their spouses can be baffled by their inability to express those fears and needs, Lyndsay Green discovered that the story of men s retirement is mostly one of adjustment, revitalization and reinvention Ready to Retire is an inspiring portrait of the emotional lives of men who are retired or are considering retirement, and the women and men they live with