According to the latest U.S. Census statistics, the average life expectancy for someone living in the United States is 78.3 years. Women typically live longer than men. Their average life expectancy is 80.8 years, while us guys are only expected to live to 75.7 years of age. Figures. Even after we’re dead we’ll be waiting on a woman.
I’d never given much thought to how many years I might have left here on earth until a recent conversation with a friend over coffee. He fully intends to live to a ripe old age. Me? I’m still not so sure. To read more about our conversation and what got us talking about it in the first place, join me over at katdish’s place today.