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From Paris to Atlanta: What If?
Episode 612th November 2021 • The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide • Eric Payne
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"What if?" is right up there with "Why?" as far as a question that has no real answers and honestly isn't worth asking to begin with unless discussing alternative realities and timelines in comic books. But that has never stopped anyone from asking this of themselves, especially when it comes to love and romance and heartbreak and failure.

A Life of Regret

What if you could do it all over again or do things differently? Would you escape failure? Would you circumvent pain? Would you still be married? Would you be better at dating? Would you be happier? Do you truly know that if you handled “things” whatever those things are (love, communication, your emotions) things would’ve gone any differently?

How would you know? How could you know?

How to Overcome Regret In Love, Life, and Everything Else

In Episode Six of Season Four of The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide, the question of “what if” comes up when I get triggered after stumbling upon an artifact from my past. What if I had handled it all differently? Would I have gotten married? Would I be dating after divorce? Would I have more children?

This episode goes deep to address:

  • Why not having an opinion can be dangerous
  • What happens when a woman can’t rely on a man
  • Why doing something is better than doing nothing
  • Why the past and all it’s failures and shortcomings will always be a prison if you allow it to be, and 
  • How to spin “What if?” from a question that can imprison you in regret into a personal challenge that puts you in charge of your life.

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