Let me explain the difference between the shame,sorry and regret with the help of a chocolate story.
My mom used to buy us chocolates when we were kids.
Mom said “ Wait for your sister to come then you both can eat “
Jumping up and down in excitement , I nodded half heartily. Then mom got busy with her work. Then the debate between my consciousness and stomach started. As always stomach won, I promised my consciousness that I would eat only one chocolate from it, but that one turned to many , until I was staring at the empty wrapper.
Consciousness shouted “ Shame on you , you couldn’t even save the poor chocolates for sometime “
I said in the meek voice to my sister “ I am sorry that I couldn’t wait for you”.
My taste buds were cruelly reminding me the taste of the chocolate , I thought with regret “ I should have saved some for later “
Alas! What’s done is done, I sighed looking at the empty wrapper 🙂
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