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5) You lose your own self-respect, and the respect of others.
Unless you’re out there saving the world, you might start getting depressed you are contributing very little to society.
Unless you have a tremendous amount of money, raising a child may be too expensive an endeavor to undertake as early retirees.
If you never wanted to start a family, chances are you haven’t been saving for a family.
Well, the economy has roared back with a vengeance and if you aren’t working, you are falling farther and farther behind. With the median lifespan hovering around 80 years old, you only have 15 years of retirement to enjoy your life if you retire at 65.
If you’ve ever taken a staycation by yourself, you’ll soon realize how lonely it is when others are busy leading their own lives.
4) You may find it difficult to start your own family.
Instead of going on with failure, you decide to give up and get out of the game. Society has shifted our ideals from hard work and thinking long term to instant gratification.
Early retirement is like the cowards way of not having to be the best any more. Nobody has the patience to work for decades before being eligible for a pension.