Regrets perhaps fall into two categories – avoidable and not-avoidable. The focus should be your relationship to either type – and this is a story about one person’s decisions and how nothing needs to be set in stone.
Take control of your own story. If you don’t, someone else will. The short pieces in Deliberate Fragments might well help you tell it.
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Recollections about loneliness. Always remember that how you feel has been felt by others too. And emotions shared are better understood, better coped-with.