As we approached our 30th wedding anniversary, my husband and I decided that it would be a good idea to get away for a few days to take some time to think and talk about what moving forward might look like for us.
Over the past 5 years, we have navigated more changes than I ever imagined we would face in such a short amount of time. Like the loss of a job and the loss of both of my husband’s parents. And this summer was another kind of whirlwind with our daughter getting married and our son becoming engaged and moving out of our home.
Now that we find ourselves in the “empty nest” season, we have discovered that it is harder than we imagined it would be and we need to be intentional about how we are going to approach this new season.
Here are 6 things we’ve learned so far about growing older and approaching retirement.
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