12 THINGS THAT BRINGS REGRET AT OLD AGE
12 THINGS THAT BRINGS REGRET AT OLD AGE>> When younger, we make a lot of choices without the future in mind. Many times those choices bite us in our mid-life. These are some of the things one might lament when they’re older.
1. MARRYING THE DISSERVICE PERSON
When you’re young, check your reason for marrying. Don’t marry to copy your peers, or for social standing or out of pressure. Marry for love and comradeship, marry the right person, marry your best friend. For if you marry the disservice person or for the wrong reasons, you will have to put up with that person the rest of your life. Things might get ill between you two; then depression, physical abuse, affairs, pain, ignominy, court cases, bitterness will define your mid-life years all because you elect the wrong one. Things will get ill when children are involved. Make the right choice of a partner when you are young. How to Make a Marriage Succeed
2. THE OPPORTUNITIES YOU DID NOT ASSIMILATE
When you are younger many opportunities will come, you will get many chances. Many young people let these opportunities go because of anxiety, laziness, or pride; yet while younger and with more power is the best age to start a venture and a name for yourself. Some think the opportunities are too mighty for them. Take advantage of them or one day when you’re older you will want to go back and capture those missed chances.
3. THE BRIDGES YOU BURNED
When we are younger, we care little for relationships, what many think about is accumulate money and moving up the ladder of success at all cost. Most people use and trample on people to progress, they take partnerships for granted, messing up bonds, sleeping with people for personal profit. But these wrong actions will catch up with you ahead. When you will acquire how empty life is without love and friends. When you will have achievement but no one around you or no one to trust you.
4. THE CHILD YOU ABORTED
You are a young lady, you get pregnant and you are afraid. You take the aborting alternative quickly thinking of that moment then. But when you are much older, you will look back and wish you kept that child. When you will be rich and successful you will wish that baby you aborted would be around to enjoy the fruits of your hard work. Being a single mother doesn’t really mean you can’t make it in life or you can’t find a good man in future. Some Facts About Your Husband You Should Know
5. THE CHILD YOU DISCARD
Young man, you impregnated a woman, she told you she’s pregnant with your baby. You abandoned her and the child and ran. But years later when you’re in your fifties something, you will wish you were responsible, you will wish you manned up and became a father to that baby. You will see that child doing well and become an adult but will have no claim to that grown child who you abandoned from the beginning. You will lament being a Dead Beat Dad by choice.
6. THE MARRIAGE YOU DESTROYED
So you get married to your best fiance; the first months in marriage were nice but shortly after, with your money and allure, you started having affairs. You became unfaithful. Your partner begged you to stop, your children started hurting, your marriage was disintegrate. On a very day when you are older, it will hammer you how foolish you were to disintegrate the good marriage you had began to build for mere temporary thrills in affairs that did you no good. You will realize the damage you caused to your children and partner.
7. THE GOD YOU DENY
When you are much older you become prudent, God becomes more genuine as you see life in a more meaningful way. But don’t wait to get older to start enjoying a fellowship with God. Serve God when you are young, build your future with Him. Never be a young rebel who runs back to God when age catches up.
8. THE BODY YOU MESSED UP
You have only one body to live with all the days of your life. The cigarettes, the alcohol you are abusing, the drugs you are taking, the unhealthy food you’re absorbing; all that will damage you slowly. When you are 50 and lifestyle diseases catch up with you, then you will wish you took care of your body very well when younger, that you exercised more; but now the damage is done.
9. THE TIME YOU RUINED
The time you are ruined when younger in worry, wrong relationship, laziness, being a couch potato, giving excuses and pursuing meaningless things; you will never get it back.
10. THE DREAMS AND TALENTS YOU DEFERRED
Are you talented when young; are there things you like to do and you are nice at them? Nurture those talents, exploit them, never give up even if you encounter set backs, never give up on your dreams. If you give up, when you’re older you will look at your rivals who stuck to what they love and made it and think to yourself, “That could have been me”. Follow a career, study a course you love. Never waste years of your life in a field that doesn’t fulfill you.
11 THE NAME YOU SLANDER
When you are older, a legacy is very sacrosanct and crucial, the value of your name is important. You will ask yourself what is your fame, what are you leaving behind? Your heritage is a sum total of your actions since youthful days. We composed our biography by how we live life everyday. When you look back your pathways and you see the mud you threw at your own name, the disgrace you attracted and the little value you have added to the world; you will lament.
12 THE PARENTS YOU DESPISED
When younger, it is easy to disobeyed to your parents; what do your parent’s know? They are old-fashioned, shady and small -minded. But your parents are still your parents whether you accord with them or not, whatever their style. Never let your parent die or age separated from you, conciliate and make up. When you get older, you will capture why your parents wanted to be close to you. The older you get, the more you see the merit.Thanks for reading.