(STUDYFINDS) — Retirement may seem like the light at the end of the tunnel for working adults, but for many, it winds up being more of a disappointment than a delight. In fact, the average retiree grows bored after just one year of a life free of employment, according to a new survey.

That’s right — of the the many adjectives that the 1,000 British retirees in the survey used to describe their retirement, three of the most common were “boring,” “lonely,” and “quiet.”

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