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Wednesday, May 11, 2005

HDQ - Hump Day Question

What is the one thing in your life that you have done that you regretted?

Mine would either be leaving a friend's wedding reception back in '97 to get some nookie from THE biggest tormentor of me in Jr. High as some sort of crazed, stupid, ridiculous "validation" that I had really changed from the non-entity I felt like back then to someone this guy was hot for: I ended up losing one of my dearest and best friends over that one b/c more stuff went on than just that but that is something that will not ever go past these lips to the general audience,
OR
Giving up my virginity just b/c "every one else was doing it" and, considering I was 18, I was literally the last one in my rather extensive group of friends that I hung with at the time that was still a virgin. It was a stupid reason and one that I deeply regret.

Your turn. What is your biggest regret?

10 comments:

Dave said...

Not going to college.

When I was young, I thought I wanted to be one thing.. and it didn't require college.. and never worked out.

Oh well...

Weetzie said...

Lots of regrets but I have to go along with Dave and say I wish I had taken my mother's advice and finished college (I return now and I am old and gray...) but also (downer alert) I wish I had taken a lock of hair from my hubby when he died and was cremated. To DESPERADOS at the time to even think of it. :(

RealLady said...

my biggest regret today would not be leaving you a "thank you" for your sweet post on Bill's blog. Indeed, he is a rich man, not only by having me in his life, his family, but by having friends like you! Everyone needs a pinic basket of people in their lives to make it complete! and of course...a few pesky ants!
Oh, love your receipes! I promise...we will make them soon! Again, thanks! ~Maryan

The Grish said...

Ohhhhhhhh, no you don't. Not in cyberspace. Not even incognito.

You'll just have to use your imagination.

Christine Keach said...

I have 2. 1: Not taking a job I was offered at a school specifically geared toward second language learners. It woulld've given me the "foot in the door" so to speak. 2: Letting too much time stop me from reconnecting with an old friend. In 2003 it became too late. She died.

Amy Edwards said...

I've gotten to the point in my life that I can look at most of my mistakes and see how I've learned and become better from them. Yeah, I'm perfect, aren't you? Snort. But honestly, I think that most of my mistakes have been experiences that I've really used to grow and become stronger.

That being said, I honestly and truly regret this Thanksgiving where I got drunk and had meaningless sex with a friend. It wasn't even good meaningless sex. It was just a stupid thing and wrong, and I regret it.

As far as what I've learned from it... never let a guy mix your drinks at a party. ;)

Great blog, Nic, and thanks for calling my writing an auto-buy! Maybe someday I'll actually have something published so people CAN buy it, LOL!

Bill said...

Nic - I can honestly say I don't have regrets, I have things I wouldn't do again (like enlisting), but no regrets. I believe that each and every thing I've done, brought me to the spot I'm in today. I may not live in 'perfect', it's not that bad a spot!!

mrsmogul said...

Hey there, I came by because you said you tagged Me? HUH?? :)

No_Newz said...

My biggest regret is today's post. Oh boy am I going to pay for this. ;)
Lois Lane

greatwhitebear said...

I am now old enough to realize what I am now is the sum of all that came before. And even though I have had more than my share of pain and heartbreak, and made my share of mistakes, since I am very happy with my life now.... I have NO regrets.