Further thoughts on regrets. Part 14
We always regret things we said or did because we imagine an alternative scenario (reality) in which we would have made no mistake. In which we wouldn’t have screwed up.
In this alternative scenario we wouldn’t have done or said the thing which we now view as inappropriate, or stupid, or disastrous (to our image, or our family), etc.
We believe that a scenario in which we would have done or said the other (right) thing, or made the other (right) choice / decision, and all of our other decisions / choices would have been perfect too (where…