Did you regret leaving your wife for a much younger woman, or are you still happy with your decision? Why?
I know somebody who did regret such an action. 15 years later, he was telling me his sad story...He was the janitor where I worked. My office was at the end of a long corridor of offices. I frequently worked late. By the time he got to my office he was pretty
Evolution.April 2016,Seattle, WA.I had been working at Amazon for 3 years as a software engineer. When I started, I absolutely loved my job. I was learning so much every single day. I was working with extremely brilliant people on very challenging problems. I really enjoyed my time at work. I was
How much would you spend on a sick or injured pet before you made the decisions to have that pet put to sleep? What is more important in your decision: your attachment or your financial status?
Omg I had a pet rattie , they have a life span of 1.5-3yrs , my little mate lasted 4.5yrs , but I was not ready to let him go. Till one day the vet refused to let me go home with the little thing , he said that my little rat was holding
If I love my wife but she is infertile and I desire progeny, but refuse the prospect of a surrogate, should I divorce her and marry another?
There are some great answers here, but I feel particularly qualified to answer this because my first husband did divorce me because I couldn't have kids. It was a long time ago and there weren't the options there are today, but we both knew he wanted "his own" kids--more specifically, he wanted a daughter
Why not do both? To have a good body with core strength exercising 3 days, 1.5 hrs per day and having a good diet is well enough. That leaves you with 4 days in a week. So even if you play the remaining 3 days , you can be agood enough player of
Yes, but with caveats.If they are 14 then they need a lot of guidance on the big stuff and are legally ruled out of making many other properly important decisions. This doesn't mean they aren't allowed to have opinions about, and
Here are a few examples of lifestyle choices in different sectorstechnology*not using/ using social media or refusing to use social media;*refraining from watching television*using/ not using use a smartphone*refusing to use a telephone at all( which is though almost impossible)*not
Despite loving my college experiences and truly not wanting to take them back for anything, the most regrettable decision(s) of my life are my degrees.It's not because they're not worth it. They are. The schools I attended were absolutely phenomenal. They turned an already smarty-pants into
There are several, it depends what you are looking for though. I wrote a Book on Decision-Making methods and I'm listing all off them below.The main issue here is: what type of decision do you want / need to do? There are
OK Before telling BEST decision I will share my background...I'm 28 now, Mechanical engg...Indian guy working in Pune now...I was not placed in campus placement through college..as there was recession going on and companies were not hiring that much...2010–2011 period...Just FYI my engg aggregate was 65%But i
The decision to cancel my marriage to my 5.5 years long
There are times I wish there was a little person that I could call mine. Specially during family times like Christmas, Easter, Birthday parties and such. But as much as I love babies and children, as much as I know I would have been a great mom, I do not regret having children.My reasons for not doing so
My best decision was getting my new wife and I into our own residence as soon as possible. A few months following our marriage, both of us lost our jobs - we both worked for County agencies, and at the time
I was born and brought up in a small town. I completed my 10th STD in 2005 and as I was already good at studies, I managed to secure a rank in merit list with 92%.Now, the place we lived in was very small with limited number of colleges and
Yes, about 9 months ago. I was riding a moped with a friend around Cape Cod after the kids had gone back to school so the islands were pretty quiet.We were out for about 5 hours when I came through a neighborhood just off the beach and a young man walked out in front of me while on
I just put my 15 year old Chihuahua to sleep because she had heart failure and liver failure. It makes you very sad and you wonder if trying to help them live longer was a good thing or were they miserable. Also you wish you could have so much more
How does exercise affect decision making?Vigorous exercise ( running, lifting, swimming, etc.) directs blood into the muscles to provide the extra oxygen needed for the vigorous exercise. Most of this blood comes from the digestive tract, but some comes from the brain, which by itself uses 20% of the
Simple healthy choicesSleep for 8hours at a stretchMeditate for 10 minsDon't skip meals , and have a heavy breakfastAvoid junk foodDrink atleast 0.5 l water first thing after waking up in the morningStart exercising, helps in keeping your mood up body healthyEat a friut everydayDo things that you
This is not an easy question to answer simply, and much is still not known.The brain is a multi-layered ecosystem of hierarchically organized neurons, circuits, networks, and brain areas. The neurons emit pulses called "spikes" that last about 1 millisecond. Each neuron fires (emits a spike) on the
As much as decision making is important in life, standing firm with the decision you make is as important to bring the difference in your life.Coming from a Muslim community, the ladies in our family didn't persue any further studies after high school. That's not what I wanted for myself. With
23 years ago when a colleague of mine found out that her husband had an affair she didn't divorce him as her children were toddlers then. The reason she told me was she preferred to not split up her family as she knew
I took two major life altering decisions which were very unpopular at that time. Here are few things I learned from that experience.1. You don't take right decision. You take decision and then make it right.2. Write it down. Our brains tends to have circular/non-linear thoughts process. Write down
Why not do both? To have a good body with core strength exercising 3 days, 1.5 hrs per day and having a good diet is well enough. That leaves you with 4 days in a week. So even if you play the remaining
The thicker bands will give you more assistance and the thin ones will give you the least amount of assistance during a pull up.Figure out your goal and start with a thicker band and once you can perform your goal move to a thinner band. Some of the sets you can get at home come
Quit jerking off: Almost every guy does it. It's the greatest addiction one can have because it seems harmless. However, quitting masturbating and porn made me realise how much of my time and energy it took. My life has been more productive ever since. NB: your body must release sexual energy every now & then so
I was young and fool, couldn't find a job but thought I can do anything even things I don't want to do it. I thought I'm a cool girl and went in to a night club and restaurant. The restaurant was very fancy and only riches in there
Yesterday, I was teaching aptitude to a junior of mine, as she is preparing for bank exams. Whenever she understands a concept, she uses to get excited. At one point, she was too excited and exclaimed, ‘Bro, you are teaching so good. why don't you start coaching center and teaches there as a part-time'I
When I was 40, I realized that trying to be what other people wanted me to be... behave how they wanted me to behave didn't work.I realized that by trying to be what and who I was not, I wasn't happy, and it was affecting those I loved.I accepted that I make mistakes. I accepted that
Choosing my college.Backstory:I cleared NEET and AIIMS with satisfying rank (161 AIR to be exact) by which I could get admission to literally any medical college in India, except for Delhi AIIMS and MAMC.To anyone who is even remotely familiar to medical colleges and their rankings, would know how much craze is there for Delhi colleges. It's every aspirant's
One Sunday, our church women's group was meeting, and discussing certain issues and the subject of depression came up. One young woman was sitting behind and to the left of me, with her mother beside her. She was talking about how much trouble she was having with this and finally just wailed
The decision to cancel my marriage to my 5.5 years long
DivorceSorry for the long answer.2011-2015 was the most difficult period in my lifetime. I got married on June 5, 2011. Everything was OK for two days. After two days of marriage, a lot of issues cropped up with my mother in law. She started
I grew up in the generation where we were taught "don't talk to strangers". I taught my children to talk to strangers. I took my girls (then 5 and 7) to the mall and asked them to pick out a stranger and
When I was around 12 years old, mom wanted me to learn to play the piano and she offered to buy one for me to practice. I refused the offer as to me at that time, playing video games were much more interesting than playing music. I
At the time, I would've considered it minor, but I learned how to read code and was programming at age 12. I am self-taught. I wanted it so bad. On the one hand, HTML was new and so amazing to me. On the
I made many active decisions in my life. I still do.One of the earliest ones I made was to stand up to a bully when I was in 4th grade. I shared that experience here (Rick Bruno's answer to Have you
When the love slowly fades away, trust, the honesty, the commuincation, if you start waking up and thinking
Disclosures: The following comments are just my opinions only. Please do your own research and consult your financial advisor before employing any investment strategy.Yes, absolutely. I recommend the book,
Pringipisa 5/5/2019 (Twitter)1. Every Cause has its Effect; every Effect has its Cause; everything happens according to Law; Chance is but a name for Law NOT recognized; there are many planes of causation, but NOTHING escapes the Law...2. The Universe is Mental ~~
27 years ago, my mom fell in love with my dad and they both eloped.2 years later I was born and then a year later they welcomed my brother to this world.Few years later, my dad cheated on her. Left her emotionally heart broken. He did the bare minimum
Cook from scratch using fresh foods. Learn to like all types of vegetables.Cooked vegetables taste much better than those that are raw or half-raw. Forget
Many people here have provided lists of important questions that they asked themselves before deciding about marriage, and I don't think I can top them. My own personal process was a bit simpler, though. Years ago I was engaged to be married. I loved my boyfriend and we shared many values, goals, and characteristics,
I'm not interested in what I'm studying right now and I'm in no position to quit it. I decided to do my exams (I'm studying biological science) and choose something I like to study in the future. Is my decision a good one?
First of all, when you say you are in no position quit now, have you discuss it with your student counselors etc or did you decide that on your own? Because if you haven't discuss this with anyone, the first step would be to do just that.
Our life is a book of empty pages and we get to choose how to write the story everyday. Some people are 30 years old and the pages are mostly blank. Every day you make a choice, even the days you do nothing, that nothing is a choice. I can only tell you my story
Great answer by Dr Joel Goldstein. I can't top that but I can answer from my own personal experience. I served in the Army and I'm currently an undergrad senior at Texas A&M.Yes, you can join the military and work toward a bachelor's (or even a Master's) degree.Research on the Web what all five services offer you
No. Why would you? If the answer is because it'll still "make you bigger without doing the work", then you a) don't understand how creatine works, and b) don't understand how the human body works in response to stimuli. Creatine, despite
Games like MOBAs will improve your reflexes , sub conscious thinking power, your macro decision making, micro decision making and best of all they are a blast to play. Example: Dota 2, Smite, League of Legends, etc.
I left a high paying job in an MNC, I left a metro city. People thought I was mad. My friends and family wanted to stop me from doing that. I will tell you how it was the best financial decision I ever
That is a good question that you had asked, due to the fact that many people today have different opinions on which direction should a person go when making decisions in regards to their lives. But here's something to ask yourself: Can you really rely on another person to give you
There are many factors to consider, but after 13 years of working, to me the most important factor to consider when choosing a job is your team.Your team refers to your boss and colleagues. You'll be spending a ton of time with these people. So ask yourself
I started smoking when I was about 13, roughly 30 years ago.Back then, smoking was much more common than it is today. You know the famous red double-decker buses in London? Back then, upstairs was for smokers. Trains had smoking carriages. The reason I started was because I always loved the
I enjoy reading Quora posts a lot, however, I hardly post anything. This is my second post I am writing ever since I joined Quora about a year ago. It's about my life story and it's something I have always wished to share.I was a happy
Back around 2005, my wife and I decided to purchase our first home. We had been renting for years. I had finished college several years prior, my wife had a child with Leukemia, and it had been a long, slow road
In a way, I feel like I've really not totally experienced what you probably mean by this question, since I've received my BA and MA degrees, but in a way I do know how it feels, since I dropped out of college three times before finally finishing my BA. The first time I dropped out, I was way
I quit because my job was a situation without any advantage and terribly unhealthy.I worked for a visiting home health agency for $12.25 an hour. I had one client whom I worked for 8 hours a day on Sundays. No other caregivers in
After 34 years of marriage, my mother want divorce. She spent her loveless life with my father because of me and my brother. I am worried about her. Is she taking the right decision?
Yes, she is making the right personal decision. I divorced after 32 years of marriage and I had adult children. I too, spent a loveless lifetime in a marriage because of my children. Your mother will be fine. It will be a huge adjustment for her
Have you regretted your decision of getting a divorce? Given a chance you you remarry with the same person?
Absolutely not. My spouse was demanding and focused on himself, making our marriage very much a lonely situation for me. I made the decision, after a great deal of prayer and self-examination, that I'd rather be lonely and alone than lonely in a relationship.I've been at peace with my decision to divorce since the day I made the decision.
Small DecisionsFor small things like which restaurant to go to or which brand of carpet cleaner to buy, remember that a hard time deciding usually implies the choices are approximately equal. For example, if you can't pick between Indian or Italian for lunch, it's probably because they are equally appealing to you -- if you
Greed, or avarice, is an inordinate or insatiable longing for material gain, be it food, money, status, or power.As a secular psychological concept, greed is an inordinate desire to acquire
There are some really good answers backed by psychology here but I think my advice is much simpler and easier to implement.People don't make decisions because they are scared to lose. It's the lack of fear of failing that has allowed me to make decisions so quick. I make decisions
Maturity isn't defined by age but by experience. Being old or being matured may mean same sometimes, not always.Matured n old enough, a person must inculcate these not so cheesy qualities -PATIENCE - utmost imp quality to handle the hurdles of life. Handle people, problems n situations with
How to get my wife to be less dependent on her parents for any decision that she wants to make in our marriage
You need to set that boundary NOW. Any and all decisions in your marriage should be made by you and your wife alone unless you mutually agree otherwise. You need to make it clear to your wife that if she's not done suckling at mummy's teat, she can return home and you'll choose an adult for your 2nd wife.
People can't accept your decision because they think they need to control you and from their perception most people want to and have kids, so they would think that since it is normal for people to have kids that you should too. Otherwise it is your
Well, Marriage is one thing which is overrated a bit too much these days by aunties in society, as well as by corporate companies too. It has it's perks, but in worst cases, the downsides outweigh the merits by a lightyear.The reason why people these days especially guys dislike this is 'causeEven in this world
I'm 16. Should I go to the gym or not? I'm skinny and I want to shape up my body (abs, etc.), but I still want to increase my height. What should I do?
Bulking up is gaining fat or muscle. Fat - which no one would prefer. Muscle - which needs weight training- lifting heavy for a considerate visibility unless you are on steroids, though there are examples who have gained good amount
I got pregnant out of wedlock. This was a bad decision in that my child is growing up without a father. I do not regret having my child. I have never prevented my child from communicating with their father. I have been open with my child about the situation
Actually that was not the decision,that was a big mistake that I not took any decision.But it not ruined my life so much..So at that time I was in 5th standard ,when I thought to become a Cricketer.Actually I was so much interested
It's easy to answer that try to focus to build current career... but hard to accept and digest.. but still I think one should focus on what is according to situation... because sabko dab kuch nahi milta ... but we should keep trying... just try to have second
Thanks Hunter for a2a. I am past 70. I have time at my disposal, albeit for answers on Quora, I feel fatigued. I limit myself to a certain time period for that but feel an urge to add a couple more every second day.In other situations, I deliberately take decisions