Most people plan for the financial side of retirement, but often don't focus on the personal side. Explore the personal life-planning questions you need to ask yourself and/or discuss with your spouse or partner before you retire. Most people look forward to retirement. However, leaving one life to begin another is often more difficult than expected. Whether you planned in advance for retirement or it came unexpectedly, there are many aspects of retirement and a “new life” that many never think about prior to retirement. After you retire, your daily life will change in more ways than you probably imagine. Developing a clear picture of how you want to live your life after you retire will help you make better plans and adapt more easily to the changes retirement brings.