September 9, 2016

15 Real Men And Women Reveal Their Biggest Life Regrets (So You Can Learn From Their Mistakes)

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1. “I regret working so hard. For me, it always go go go. There was no in between. I wish in my early twenties I took more time to play. Now that I’m older, I really regret not having more fun during the time when I was allowed to.” — Nick, 37

2. “I guess for me, I regret not going to college. I wanted to pursue music, so I moved to New York and did my thing there. I succeeded in some sense, I mean I wasn’t living on the street. But, I envy people who got to socialize more with people their age. As soon as I moved, I had to grow up real fast.” — Brianna, 28

3. “My biggest regret so far? Not telling the people I cared about that I loved them.” — Brian, 38

4. “I wouldn’t call it a regret because I believe that everything happens for a reason, but when I was twenty-five, I broke up with my high school sweetheart. I always wonder what would have happened if we were still together.” — Rebecca, 43

5. “I’m ashamed of myself for screwing around so much when I was younger. You don’t realize how quickly the years pass, until you’re forty and still a lost soul.” — Leslie, 40

6. “I always did things for my parents and for others. I never did anything for me. And that’s not a way to live.” — Josie, 25

7. “I regret not taking advantage of what was right in front of me. I had so much to do, I had so many dreams. But did I even try to do them? No.” — Matt, 50

8. “I wish I could’ve been less miserable. I moped around and always felt sorry for myself. It was horrible. I think I just did it for attention.” — Genevieve, 31

9. “This sounds cliche but I wish I could’ve just followed my passions. Instead, all I thought about was the money and the luxuries. Turns out, money didn’t make me happy at all. ” — Stephen, 35

10. “If I were 25 right now, I would drop everything and travel.” — Megan, 47

11. “I wish I could’ve been more grateful. I feel like I never said ‘thank you’ to anything or anyone. It doesn’t take much to be a decent person.” — Kit, 56

12. “I let drama and the negativity get to me. I let people bring me down. I wish I could’ve been stronger and valued myself more.” — Kim, 43

13. “I wish I ate more ice cream and more foods when my metabolism was at it’s best. At the end of the day, weight doesn’t matter. Looks are temporary.” — Maddy, 36

14. “I regret not loving more. In my twenties and thirties there were so many people that I could’ve loved, but I never had the guts to even go for it.” — Katy, 40

15. “I regret not telling my mom I loved her more. She died after my 30th birthday and to this day, I hate myself for not saying it more often.” — Casey, 35 TC mark

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