If I had a time machine would I go back in time? I’m not sure. It’s ok to feel regret sometimes.
living with no regrets
You cannot change the past, but what you can change is the present—who and where you are right now.
“It is not the number of positive experiences that dictate our enjoyment of life. It is the intensity with which we pay attention to them that matters.”
If you regret something, it’s because you didn’t learn from it. If you learned something, some kind of lesson, then you should by no means live with any kind of regret.
It hurt. Doing this hurt. Caring about him hurt. Being his friend hurt. Loving him hurt. Letting him go for a final time, letting him go in all seriousness hurt. And I still am not sorry, I still wouldn’t take any of it back.
“Do I talk to and treat myself like I’m my own best friend?”
Not all exes are equal.
We are not prisoners of our pasts, but we are pioneers of our futures.
1. People will love you, but you must remember, they are human. And being human means they are going to make mistakes. Sometimes great, sad, heartbreaking, devastating mistakes that hurt more than anything.
You shouldn’t wake up every morning and hit snooze. You shouldn’t count down the hours until your work day is over. You shouldn’t hate what you’re doing for a living.