Further thoughts on regrets. Part 11
We can hate ourselves for what we did. And if we would (could) stop at that we would be experiencing not a regret, but a remorse (self-reproach).
Remorse is different than regret in my opinion. One can experience a remorse without having fantasies about the past. Self-reproach is possible without wishing something could have been different (obviously better) and beating yourself up for how everything turned out.
You did something despicable (you acted out) and you feel sorry / bad about this situation and you promise (yourself or/ and…