Regrets and Priorities at Three Stages of Life

Richard Kinnier, ARLENE T. METHA

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The authors present results of a survey of 316 men and women from three age categories about their major regrets and priorities in life. The most frequently‐cited regrets were related to missed educational opportunities and the failure to have been more assertive and to have taken more risks. Differences between groups are analyzed and discussed. 1989 American Counseling Association

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)182-193
Number of pages12
JournalCounseling and Values
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Religious studies


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