Nightmares of the older set

I turned 69 a few days ago and I haven't worked since I retired six years ago. Being retired is fine and dandy but your past sometimes comes back to haunt you at night.

Last night I had a garbled dream that I was at my old place of work. I knew something was wrong because I was having problems with the task in my dream and then this part of the dream turned sour.

I dreamed that there was a conflict between the older workers and the younger workers. We the older workers were on one side of the room and the younger workers were on the other side.

We were losing the contest. In fact we had to leave.

I believe this is my sub conscience telling me that perhaps I retired too early. I mean I didn't want to leave but I got early retirement over my objections.

It still bothers me and I hd that garbled dream because of it.

It didn't help that some of the old workers facing the younger workers are dead either.

Apr 12, 2016

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  • Sounds like you're worrying about just being old ( and redundant and replaced ). It's probably your sub conscious lamenting lost youth and the unfairness of the young pushing you out. That's all. Not an easy thing to come to terms with. Shadows of mortality and all that. Relax, enjoy you don't have to rush around and smell the flowers. That's something the young can't do.

  • Sounds troubling. Maybe you need to forgive yourself for having to retire early and the people at your old job too for forcing it on you. Then maybe your bad dreams will end. Good luck.

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