Parents Who Actually Regret Having Kids Share Their Reasons
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Parenting is known to be one of the hardest jobs on earth. There's a major life shift from having freedom to do what you want to having to dedicate countless hours to raising your child and doing everything they need.

Not everyone is cut out to be a parent. There isn't a manual that comes with the baby that tells you exactly what the next 18 years is going to be like. Most people seem to make it up as they go.

We wanted to know if there were parents out there that regret having kids and why they felt that way so we went to Ask Reddit for answers.

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Life has a steep learning curve and one poor decision can drastically alter the course of your own.

This isn't to say that it's impossible to get back up even stronger—many people do this each and every day—but many more will have to settle for being older and wiser even if the way they originally wanted things to go didn't come to pass.

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Regret can be a difficult emotion to deal with. The memories of those moments we regret stick with us and when we’re reminded of them, they can be particularly painful. What happens, then, not only reminds us of that thing we regret but then seems to endorse it? This was the situation that brought Redditor […] More
People Explain What They Most Regret Not Trying Earlier In Life
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They say it's never too late to try new experiences in life. But to what extent is that actually true?

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People Describe The Most Bittersweet Situation They've Ever Experienced
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Bittersweet moments are usually wonderfully pleasant but yet wrapped in a blanket of sadness, longing or even regret. These experiences are uniquely human and often intertwined in nostalgic memories.

Human emotion is complex. The duality of bittersweet is what makes life interesting.

The comments from BlaasianCowboyPanda's post on Ask Reddit are filled with tearful moments from people's memories. Often, they involve loss, love, or regret.

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