Rock Your Retirement Show
About This Show
Retirement isn’t just about money. In our show we talk about the other things that will impact you such as: Social and Family Adventure and Travel Volunteer and Philanthropy Spiritual/soul Sex in retirement (I usually have therapists discuss this topic) Helping your parents/sandwich generation issues Baby Boomers are often helping both their children and their parents at the same time. Our goal is to help you have a great retirement, regardless of the amount of money you’ve saved. We want you to Rock Your Retirement!
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A Happy Relationship with your spouse after retirement - Rock Your Retirement Show
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How to have a happy relationship with your spouse after retirement
This podcast episode falls under Significant Other in the Six Pillars of Retirement. And today, our guest is Nora Hall, a dedicated problem solver, set out to find solutions to the struggles she and her husband encountered after he retired. Numerous interviews with retirees revealed that most couples experience similar stress during their adjustment period in retirement. Nora shares their stories and offers proven solutions and inspiration for all retired couples, to help them have a happy relationship and stay happily married.
Prior to writing full time, Nora worked as a teacher, arts administrator, fundraiser, and writing consultant.
Nora started writing her book and blog because when her husband retired, they didn’t expect the change in their relationship. They didn’t really anticipate anything about retirement but soon learned they weren’t having fun and enjoying it. Nora started to wonder what was going on and decided she needed to find a resolution. In her research, Nora discovered that there were some common circumstances that almost every couple experiences when they initiate their retirement.
* Many times husbands tend to become angry initially during retirement. Their identity is wrapped up in their careers and when they retire they feel they are losing their identity
* Now that the husband is retired, he doesn’t know what to do with himself
* The change of being together all the time put a strain on relationships
Another common problem Nora discovered in her interviews and in her own relationship, is that when their husbands are retired there are suddenly always there. Women tend to have a lot of structure in their day to day activities. Out of boredom, the husbands will check on them to see what they are doing throughout the day. Women tend to perceive this as a sort of “butting in” if you will. In reality, the husbands are trying to be helpful and the women find it annoying.
It’s so important to be sensitive to one another’s needs
Nora tells us a story about when her husband retired and she was still working as a freelance writer at home. She didn’t have a door in her office and her husband would come in and start talking to her and distracting her. Her husband did
Rated 5 out of
Not Yet Retired
Not about Money!
This is an interview style show that discusses Retirement, but not money or investments. Not what I expected.
Date published: 2016-05-25
Rated 5 out of
Great diverse subjects
A great program with interesting diverse subjects worthwhile for more than just retirees. Great website ... well organized.
Date published: 2018-02-28
Rated 5 out of
This show has been helpful for me. There are many things I have never thought about before such as
Date published: 2017-03-29