Regret FAQs:

Q: Is Regret a negative conscious and emotional reaction to personal past acts and behaviors?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Regret subordinate to guilt in terms of its emotional intensity?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Regret often expressed by the term "sorry" whereas "I'm sorry" can express both regret and sympathy?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Regret experienced?

A: Yes, and the likelihood of initiating change is increased.

Q: Is Regret distinct from guilt?

A: Yes, and which is a deeply emotional form of regret — one which may be difficult to comprehend in an objective or conceptual way.

Q: Is Regret often a feeling of sadness?

A: Yes, and shame, embarrassment, depression, annoyance, or guilt, after one acts in a manner and later wishes not to have done so.

Q: Was Regret an accurate predictor of who switched providers?

A: Yes.