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Added on Sun 9th May 2021 11:38am   Last edited on Wed 13th Oct 2021 9:28am
#1

Andre Bates

Posts: 14
Location: Wisconsin
Member since: 1/05/2021

Confiding Regrets

Who do you talk to about your regrets concerning a person who has passed away? Or would you rather write about it? The thoughts would kick in and end up in frustration because you realized that there's nothing that can be done about it anymore. All that's left are memories, should-haves, and multitudes of realizations. It's always easier to do things in our mind but it's always different when you're in the situation.

Added on Fri 4th Jun 2021 1:11am   Last edited on Fri 4th Jun 2021 1:11am
#2

Mandy Camarillo

Posts: 3
Location: Arizona
Member since: 26/04/2021

For me, it depends on the severity of the regret. I can talk about some of my concerns with trustworthy family members or friends, but I choose to post anonymously more painful ones. Knowing that I can't do anything about it anymore, I write about my grief to find peace of mind.

Added on Fri 18th Jun 2021 4:39am   Last edited on Fri 18th Jun 2021 4:39am
#3

Matthew Dickson

Posts: 12
Location: Missouri
Member since: 21/03/2021

I prefer not to talk about my regrets because it only feels like making excuses. There are times when I would think about it and imagine how it might've turned out if I did this or did that. It's a bunch of what-ifs that won't happen anymore. Instead of talking about my regrets, I try to look into their lessons.

Added on Sat 26th Jun 2021 10:59pm   Last edited on Sat 26th Jun 2021 10:59pm
#4

Myrna Kearney

I think some confessions are best left to the priest or some other third party.  Maybe I'm overthinking it, but I'd sure hate to hurt someone I loved by burdening them with a confession.  

Added on Wed 13th Oct 2021 9:28am   Last edited on Wed 13th Oct 2021 9:28am
#5

Theresa M.

Posts: 15
Location: Massena
Member since: 27/03/2021

Do you think regrets are inevitable?  I always seem to have them.  There's something I wish I'd done (or hadn't done) while my loved one was still around.  It's usually something that I talk about with my friends.