Chapter 7

Sacrifices and Trade-offs

As I’ve discussed, you are bound to encounter some sacrifices and trade-offs on your life straightaway, putting a curve or a twist where you hadn’t thought one would be.

Dorian Mintzer, PhD, has over 40 years of experience as a therapist, life/retirement transition coach, money and relationship coach, consultant, writer, speaker, teacher, and group and workshop facilitator. She works with individuals and couples who are dealing with “what’s next?” and want help to develop a sense of well-being as they navigate the “second half of life.” (Dorian can be found at

When I interviewed Dori, we spoke about how many transitions there are in an average life and how much we might ...

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