Why Are Some Boomers Happily Retired While Others Are Not?
To many people, retirement is a shock and doesn’t seem to be quite what they expected. Not having planned, they don’t know what to do with themselves. Time drags and they feel they have no purpose and wonder why they retired.
Many realize after retirement that their social life was tied up with their professional life. This is particularly true of men who sometimes don’t have close male friends. As a result, they are lonely and have feelings of isolation.