What is Your Greatest Regret?

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  1. peterfonda

    peterfonda Well-Known Member

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    When you're on your deathbed, hopefully a long time from now, and you're thinking back on your life, what do you think will be the thing you regret the most?

    For me, it will be my failure to find true love. I have been one of the forgotten people all my life - a nice guy, with average money and average looks (maybe below average), not "cool" not adventurous or a "bad boy". Just a nice guy. Looking back, there hasn't ever been a woman who was ever in love with me and who wanted me in her life. The woman I'm married to never loved me - she had many issues and married me because I was desperate and she was worried she'd never marry. I've always hoped for better but at age 50, I'm realizing that whatever chances I might have had are long gone.

    You?
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    It's not too late to dump her and hit the interwebs for some tasty widows.
     
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    Opening this thread
     
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    Stew Nod Hello VIP

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    Man, you make life sound great. Thanks
     
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    Skipnoid Lick Me!

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    I just knew that would't take very long! :lmao:
     
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    Skipnoid Lick Me!

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    Brace yourself Peter!
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    The little slap in this gif always makes me giggle.

    My greatest regret is being too afraid of flying my whole life to travel anywhere in the world besides Canada, and we drove there. I'm taking a trip this summer and I'll have to fly to my destination, but not without the help of Xanax.
     
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    I know it sounds bad, but literally the only regrets I have in life are times I missed out on getting laid either through bad luck or my own stupidity.

    I've had more than my fair share, but there are a handful of girls I missed out on for a number of reasons (passed out, too dumb to read signals, friend shows up and cockblocked, etc) that I still think about weekly that bug me.
     
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    When Sirius hit $.12 a share back in December of 2008 I had $12,000 I was looking to invest. I considered dumping it all into Sirius which would have bought 100,000 shares. My financial advisor talked me out of it. Had I gone with my instincts that $12,000 investment in 2008 would be worth $385,000 today. I'm done listening to financial advisors because you shouldn't guess your gut feeling when it hasn't proven you wrong in the past.
     
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    @peterfonda You know what the beauty is of realizing this about yourself????
    The fact that you CAN CHANGE IT.....
    It's kinda like when you went to summer camp, and people became the cool kids they weren't at home...
    You can be anybody you want to be...never been adventurous? fuck it, take some money and go on a backroads trip to Bali!
    Never been a bad boy? Grab a friend, go to Vegas, and do shit you have never done.
    you are ONLY 50...Life is way too short to think it is a fait accomplis to say it is over......
    I hate that you feel this way....
    Good Luck, only you can change your situation, nobody will hand it to you.....
    :)
     
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    LawyerLarry Mr. Fuckmoney in the Bank VIP

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    My greatest regret is that I didn't get a shot at the WCCW title before they went out of business.
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    my financial advisor was advising all of us to buy nortel before it tanked. :mad:
     
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    Not being a student in this teacher's class. :bigcry:

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    Maybe he was getting a kickback.
     
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    I guess I'm there with Fonda....but do I really regret it or is it society's "norm" that this equates to a happy life?? Don't care much for kids, so....:dontknow:
     
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    Thank you, @SomerSky, for the reps and advice! I've never thought of using noise cancelling headphones before, but I'll definitely give them a try.

    *I hope it's okay that I'm responding to this publicly. I just got my VIP status and don't know the proper etiquette for thanking someone for receiving reputations. :-D
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    anyway I did not fall for it, luckily, but a lot of coworkers did.
     
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    anytime!:) I travel a TON, I was on a plane flying to LA the week after 9/11, and was scared shitless.....I told myself, more chance of getting hit by a bus on 42nd street.....reality is, i was listening for every bump, every noise, every everything, thinking we were going to go down/get taken down. I bought a pair of Bose in LA, and was 1000 times better on the way home, had a little shuffle with great music, and hid it, so they wouldn't tell me to shut it off for takeoff. I still do the same ritual every single time I fly...
     
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    Biggest regret was that I wasted college. Both academically and socially. I had fun, graduated and everything, and have a decent job, but was too much of a pussy with chicks, never went outside my comfort zone socially, didn't try to push myself or try new things. I'm still like that in a lot of ways, but in college everything is right there, without a lot of the responsibilities that come with getting older. Was a good time, but could have been a lot more.
     
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