For the past 25 years as a psychologist, I have had the privilege and opportunity to be in consultation with individuals at various stages of the aging process.  My patients ranged in age from the early ’50s to the early ’90s.  I visited individuals in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, their homes, and in my office.  My interventions were often focused on the following problem…remorse.

A significant number of my patients lived with the emotional burden of remorse.  They felt guilt mostly about family situations.  They felt remorse about being overly busy with several activities in life and not spending more quality time with their spouses, partners, and children.  

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