I Could Have Slept With My Professor

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A proposition leaves a young man feeling conflicted, regretful.

Soul Upon Water

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The heart of a man is laid out in Carlton Fisher’s visionary poem of death, dreams, and regret. A must-read for anyone who ever ponders missed opportunities.

Why We Have Regret

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Why regret eats many of us alive.

“Accept reality & embrace it, don’t wish it was something else”

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What Do We Do With Regret

What Do We Do With Regret?

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Leo Babauta talks about why we have regret, how we can get past it, and agrees, it’s not as easy as it sounds.

Staying Home

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Mike Fiorito dreams of his father, and all he wants to say to him

Why Men Experience Post Orgasm Regret

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Dr. Stephen Petteruti explains the brain science behind the emotional downside of the male refractory period.

Divorced Man Gives Great Advice In Letter About The Importance Of Loving A Woman To The Fullest

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A humbled man gives epic advice to other men, on how to really love a wife.

Saying Goodbye: Why it’s Okay to Leave Some People in the Past

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Yael Kaufman on handling the loss of relationships

Looking Back and Letting Go with Safety Not Guaranteed

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Safety Not Guaranteed mixes deadpan comedy, love, and scifi to look at how our past can cast a shadow on our present, but only as much as we allow.

What Do You Do If You’ve Wrecked Your Life?

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George Davis once wrecked his life. And he shares what he has learned about the way to climb out of the wreckage.

Gallifrey Falls No More: How Our Greatest Moments are Born from Our Deepest Regrets

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How the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Who taught Anthony Doubek about regret.

Crush

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Nothing says “sorry” like a fist.

When Being a Parent Makes You a Bad Person

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Michael Noll had to learn—the hard way—that raising children comes with the risk and the temptation of becoming a bad person.

It’s a Saturday, and Your Granny is Dying

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“Your dad sent you an e-mail asking if you had photos for the DVD they’ll play at the funeral; your aunt has asked you to go ahead and write her obituary. You don’t write it yet. You are absolutely incapable of writing about her in past tense.”

Things I Regret

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Tom Brechlin on taking things for granted, his father, and coming to terms with his biggest regret.