Emotions of Retirement
The Anguish of Leaving Your Business Behind
Every day, mature adults make the difficult decision that affects them for the rest of their lives. Choosing when to retire is one of the most complicated decisions anyone can make. It requires thought, research, organizational talent, and plenty of nerve. Emotions of Retirement shares the story of how a longtime entrepreneur elects to make that life-changing decision. Author Rose Catalano shares her tumultuous thoughts and feelings as she approaches the golden age. Faced with an unfamiliar reality, she describes her struggles as an ordinary person with a passion for her career as she leaves her business behind. She copes with a phenomenon of time as it points her away from her business. Catalano narrates how the success of such an undertaking can be validated only when the individual stands undeterred from the onslaught of personal and financial adjustments that come with the retirement deal. She believes the hardest part of making this call is to gather the ability to live with the decision without regrets.