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People share things they wish they had done when they were younger and it's an eye opener

On the Reddit thread, people shared relatable things that many of us may wish we had done when we were younger.

People share things they wish they had done when they were younger and it's an eye opener
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When people grow up they often have regrets about certain things that happened earlier in their life. As we get older, we may realize there are things we wish we could have told our younger selves. Reddit user u/curiouspercy asked fellow Reddit users the question, "What is something you wish you HAD done when you were younger?" following it up with, "I'm just curious. It can be anything. Something you could have done but didn't and wish you had, something you just never did because you never thought of it at the time, anything. Leave a response below!"

On the Reddit thread, people shared several relatable things that many of us may wish we had done when we were younger. Here are 10 of the responses.

1. The eternal question of money

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This would definitely be a lot of people's answer if you asked them what they would have done. Most people would definitely wish that they had saved money.

2. This answer feels like a warm hug

Mental health is often a rarity, and resources and awareness pertinent to one's mental health are only now accessible. User TheRealGongoozler shares facts when they say it is exhausting to deal with mental health later in one's life. 

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3. Go on that dream holiday

Oh! Everyone wishes they'd have utilized their vacation days properly! Thankfully, at least one good thing to come out of the pandemic was that it explained toxic work culture to many people. 

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4. Technologically challenged

This senior expressed difficulty with learning computers at their age. 

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5. The pressure of coming out

There's a lot of pressure associated with coming out, especially in high school with kids being extreme bullies. One would definitely empathize with u/GeebusNZ when they say this!

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6. The urge to just pack a bag

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7. Another warm-hug response

u/drunken_monkey summarizes most of our feelings about holding on to anger against the world. It is definitely a weight lifted off when we let go of that anger. 

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8. The workaholic

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Don't all of us wish we had logged off and not missed out on an important event? Progressing at work and shaping your career is wonderful, but we should know how to strike the perfect work-life balance.

9. Self-love is everything

Many users will agree that we've all been in places where we should have cut ourselves slack, been more forgiving and loved ourselves a bit more. u/Nailz30, we all agree with you.

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10. The ex-husband

This woman wishes she had stood up for herself when her husband humiliated her on her WEDDING DAY!

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