What is your biggest regret in life?

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  1. Laura Schneider profile image91
    Laura Schneiderposted 5 years ago

    What is your biggest regret in life?

  2. JoanneMarieILao profile image60
    JoanneMarieILaoposted 5 years ago

    My biggest regret would be to regret anything. Regrets are such  a nuisance specially if you love dreaming and working towards your dreams.

  3. lisavollrath profile image91
    lisavollrathposted 5 years ago

    I don't really have too many regrets, because I think dwelling on the past is unhealthy. One thing I often wish is that I had somehow learned to make exercise an integral part of my day at an early age. I came from a house of readers, where exercise wasn't emphasized, so I've struggled with making physical activity part of my daily routine for most of my life.

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      Daveadams36posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Find something physical that you "love" doing buddy, & you will instantly manifest as much motivation you need..If the gym doesn't inspire you, try long walks or dancing or climbing etc..You can "train" your body to love healthy food in only 30 d

  4. m abdullah javed profile image74
    m abdullah javedposted 5 years ago

    When ever I lose an opportunity I regret. As far any single incident is concerned I would say with a lot of guilt conscious that I could not make arrangements for one of my close friends to see a hospitalised friend who is no more now. What appeared to be a matter of few minutes, the demise had made it an impossible one to accomplish.

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      Daveadams36posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      If it was impossible why do you regret it buddy, if you could have you would have so let it go..All we can do individually is our bit, & as long as you do what you can for others you've done well. :-)

    2. Laura Schneider profile image91
      Laura Schneiderposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Well-said, Daveadams36! You shouldn't regret something you had no control over. Try to overcome this regret and you will be a happier person for it! My condolences on your loss, however: it was obviously very painful. I'm so sorry.

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    Daveadams36posted 5 years ago

    Well personally i regret nothing at all now i know what life's for, it's for learning & i have learned from my mistakes..So now when i do look back i realise i made no mistakes, they we're all there for me to learn from..We have to make mistakes, that's expected as we learn & grow..As soon as we start learning & growing from our mistakes, we can then see them as vital lessons not mistakes....I had to take the drugs & drink all that booze to learn that i don't need drugs or booze, & i had to have all sorts of emotional problems for years until i learned how to control my emotions & feelings..I had to go with all the wrong women until i realised, that if i sort my life out & do the best i can my soul mate will be given to me..So if it's something bad that a person regrets doing to another person, do what ever you can to make it up to that person..Do what you can & if they don't accept it, that is their own personal emotional problem of not being able to accept an apology....I know for a fact that no matter how old a person is that if they work on real self improvement & learning about themselves (emotions/feelings/thoughts), they will be helped guided shown along the way..That way is hard at first because hardly any one bothers, but after a good few months the magic happens....It's at that point you look back at all the things you ever regretted, & you'll be "glad" that they all happened to you. :-)

    1. Laura Schneider profile image91
      Laura Schneiderposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You are a wise man, Daveadams36! Thanks for sharing and inspiring us!

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      Daveadams36posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Your welcome mate & as i always say, looking back only gives a person a stiff neck..It's hard for anyone not to look back with some sort of regret, but with practice & understanding it becomes easy. :-)

  6. cfin profile image69
    cfinposted 5 years ago

    Unfortunately, my biggest regret in life is moving back to the USA (It's circumstantial). My family have no one here, things are more suitable at home and I moved here to be with my wife rather than her moving to my country because her family gave me a lot of hassle about her moving away. This hassle, it seems, was a pretext and should have worked as a warning to me as to the abuse to come.
    Needless to say we don't talk to the in laws anymore and I should have listened to my wife 5 years ago when she wanted to move. I thought I was doing the honorable thing. Big mistake hmm Regret it weekly while we attempt to drag enough dollars together to exchange them for a more expensive currency and move back to my country. I hate regretting and at least I try to move on and fix my mistake. I have also learned a lot as a result.

    Lesson learned? Listen to your wife. For if she is a good wife, she will be right and if she is not, then you will soon know.

    1. Laura Schneider profile image91
      Laura Schneiderposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      cfin, I'm so sorry for your situation and wish you luck getting back to a happy place in the world and in your lives, wherever that may take you. I love your conclusion, however, about listening to your spouse. I hope things get better for you soon!


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