mistakes, no regrets

(note: this is an answer to a Plinky promt, “What is your favorite mistake?”)

I have made many mistakes in my life and I’m only 28 years of age.
But I have many and hardly any that I really, honestly regret making, especially where they only effected me.
But in truth a mistake never only effects just you… I’m sorry for all the people I hurt along the way, sorry for making them miserable, sorry for not caring (enough) if I did or even noticing.
I guess a favorite mistake of many, is falling in love. I never see that as a mistake until I make the “mistake” of falling out off love… “Kayleigh, how did it come to this bitter end? “ But in turn that doesn’t turn out to be a mistake, since you made each other miserable.
Maybe everything is as it should be…

No regrets…. Maybe that makes every mistake a favorite.

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About alastor993

artist, Art teacher Interests: Drawing, Painting, Experimental film making, writing, philosophy, motorbikes, sleeping!
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2 Responses to mistakes, no regrets

  1. v6hn says:

    Nice post I feel the same way to, like they say everything happens for a reason. Sure theres ways you could have prevented, stopped, or altered the outcome but dwelling in the past will make you angry or sad or whatever that memory is associtated with.

    • alastor993 says:

      Yes you shouldn’t dwell on the past, especially if everything turned out fine in the end! Personally I don’t really like the frase: “everything happens for a reason” because it implies the existence of a divine master plan. But surely in hindsight it’s easy to attach reason to events, at least for yourself, which is not a bad thing atall because it makes it easier to understand and give it a place.
      Tnx for your response!

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