Do guys ever regret not dating a girl

We all know breakups are painful. But sometimes, we don't even realize just how painful they are until after they've happened, and the person you love is long gone. You know what I mean. It's that feeling of deep regret that you made a mistake and lost the person you love, and it's totally you're fault. And if you're not the one with regret, then I'm sure you're the one hoping your ex is living with the regret of losing you. Well, a recent Reddit thread asking men to explain why they regret losing women they loved may provide some insight.

Breakup Regret Is a Common and Salient Human Experience

Not all exes are equal. Even as you grieve some relationships, you also usually feel relieved. Suddenly the pressure is gone and the only person you have to work on pleasing is yourself. You can eat the food you like or get up early to work out without anyone guilting you back to bed. You can flirt with other girls and see what else is out there without being tied down to one. But everyone — even the stoic guy who is always assuring everyone that he loves being a bachelor — missing being in a relationship from time to time.

Best friends have fun together, share a sense of humor, and — most importantly — support each other. Women tend to have many close friends that they can open up to and call on when they need support. They make them feel loved in a way that goes beyond the typical relationship: The best friend girl is the one you miss. The one you measure all future girls against. The one you regret letting go. Sign up for the Thought Catalog Weekly and get the best stories from the week to your inbox every Friday.

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Yes and now I'm married so I can't revisit that idea. My best friend in elementary, middle, and high school. I wish we had dated, but we had. Either way I had two good women who thought I friend zoned them when in actual fact I did not have the balls to ask the out. Nowadays I rarely interact with girls.

She valued her own happiness, of course, but she also valued yours, and that meant that she accepted your flaws along with all the things she liked about you. Maybe you let her go because the prospect of hooking up with whoever you wanted was more appealing than the prospect of committing to one person. No one will look at you the way she did. She saw all of your good and bad qualities mixed together and still thought you were a beautiful human being.

I think all of us have seen those romantic movies where a woman stays faithful and loyally waits for her boyfriend to figure out what he wants in life. He may be on a heroic journey to save the planet, or it may be something as simple as getting his career in order.

Mar 1, 8: If not now, just wait.

Men Share Their Biggest Love Regrets

Not all exes are equal. Even as you grieve some relationships, you also usually feel relieved. Suddenly the pressure is gone and the only person you have to work on pleasing is yourself. You can eat the food you like or get up early to work out without anyone guilting you back to bed. You can flirt with other girls and see what else is out there without being tied down to one. But everyone — even the stoic guy who is always assuring everyone that he loves being a bachelor — missing being in a relationship from time to time.

HOW TO GET HIM TO REGRET LOSING YOU

He has a wife, a child, stepchildren, and a settled domestic life. Jane a pseudonym is a single mom with one daughter and not a spare moment. When I think about him, I feel lost. He was a football player, wholesome, capable, and committed to his family. He could change his own oil. He did every DIY thing. He got a scholarship to a prestigious university in another state, but she convinced him to go to a school near the one where she planned to study, so they could stay together. She admits it was a youthful, impulsive decision. Her boyfriend died young of Hodgkin lymphoma. She married twice, at 23 and

She valued her own happiness, of course, but she also valued yours, and that meant that she accepted your flaws along with all the things she liked about you.

In a word: Men who regret letting someone get away, do so for a ton of reasons. Maybe they fell for someone else who seemed more attractive but that time revealed was a superficial first assessment.

Men do you ever regret not giving a girl a chance?

All rights reserved. Ah, love. It makes us do the craziest things. And while it can fill us with complete happiness, it can also take us on a rollercoaster of emotions and leave us with a few regrets. But whether or not you wish you could go back in time and change something, these regrets and experiences shape who you are today. We can all learn and relate to these stories. There are also a couple of former girlfriends that I would have broken up with sooner if I could go back in time. I think everything's eventual though, and I'm so happy that all my experiences led me to find the perfect woman who I'm lucky enough to share my life with now. In a previous relationship, I saw the signs of it degrading, but always kept an optimistic attitude, thinking things would change over time. There comes a point where you need to realize things won't get better, or are not worth trying for, and you need to step away from that relationship.

'I met the woman of my dreams but then backed off... why?'

We dudes hurt too. We think about the ones who got away just as much as women do. I confused comfort with effort. What am I supposed to do, beg and grovel? That exact label makes you feel like you did something completely wrong because this person was somehow meant for you…and that feeling sucks.

There’s A Specific Type Of Girl Men Regret Breaking Up With

This has never happened to me. I guess there is one I do regret, but the situation is different. She was beautiful, my standards weren't too high, she was too sweet a girl for me, I would have hurt her. She wanted to date me and lose her virginity to me but I couldn't because I didn't want to break her heart. I don't regret not giving her a chance because I know we wouldn't be compatible, I regret not fucking her though. Too bad I can't do one without the other:

13 Men Reveal Their Biggest Regret About The One Who Got Away

The ones that realistically had a chance, had their chance If they did their part at the time, then it would have gone forward, but they didn't. If I run into them again, I might give a handful of them a second look, but I'm not holding my breath. I meet new girls all the time. No regrets yet.

A girl I have recently befriended from college laughs awkwardly as she clarifies the reasoning behind her recent break-up. I am the target audience for movies like The Notebook. I am in love with love. In my view, at that moment, myself and this girl are miles apart. And so as she hugs her arms close to her chest, I feel sorry for her.

I get it. The thing you want to know like, yesterday? How to get him to regret losing you. Guess what? Is there really a way for someone to regret losing you?

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