Regret happens when we see the difference between how a situation ended up in reality and how it could have ended up if we had chosen differently. An example of regret is the case of a 1995 man in Liverpool who played the same lottery numbers every week. He didn’t play them one week and they came up, which prompted him to commit suicide. While not as serious, most people have regrets in their life. A series of eleven studies conducted between 1989 and 2003 on adults of all ages show that, if given a chance to start over, 32% of those questioned would make different education choices and 22% would choose different careers.
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