Depression is Killing Me
Waking up in the morning to a blaring alarm and a bright room can disorienting — downright unpleasant. As you shrug off the last remnants of sleep, you adapt to the light and sounds and move on.
“What possible good could come from having lingering, unpleasant feelings of regret about a past action?”
Well, for one thing, guilt, not shame, is a reminder not to repeat. It’s very similar to what you said about teaching kids in school not to judge as children to ensure that as adults they would find themselves…