That malleable sentiment takes form in any number of ways. And while we all try to live our lives with as few as possible, here are 10 of the most intense songs to help you deal with different regrets. The brass section reinforces the message. A trombone solo dances along the melody before James comes in to repeat the refrain. It talks about a broad and general regret for the life you got stuck in.
Yet, Hutson fears that his lover will move on because she can do better than him. The one that left you on your own.
This acoustic version is an easy-listening song of regret for loss and requests an old lover for another shot. Choosing to believe the lies. This song talks about an attachment to a person that says all the right things, even if they might not be true.
This is a song for general and pervasive regret. Bob - On the Sammy Kershaw song, sometimes I include cover versions instead of the original, and this was just one of those times.
Members of the Rhythm Aces actually backed him up on the vocals, which is neat. Adding the Four Seasons song. Thanks for the song suggestion! As always, I appreciate your research and your descriptions. I don't know any of the songs, but they certainly sound interesting! Tim - Thanks for the song suggestions.
Third Rate Romance was indeed a cover by Sammy Kershaw. It was first recorded back in , and some of the members of the band backed up Sammy Kershaw on his version of it. This was a fun one to put together, inspired by a question from a reader. I read this and smiled. I have never been one for the one night stands, however, many of these tunes are familiar to me.Mac Miller - Self Care
In this tune, the narrator talks about how he loves this girl, but they only hook up occasionally. In fact, he says: This was a fun to read list of songs about a common topic of different types of music.
Linda - That voice of hers is amazing. She can really belt it out. Hope you're doing well. What a great list!
I don't know some of them, but others have got me tapping my feet again! Flourish, Ann Wilson has a voice that is mind-blowing, and her sister Nancy is one of the best guitarists. They were born and raised in the Seattle area, so I've always loved them and followed their career. Their song is the one I immediately thought of when I read the title of this article. The "new" songs i. I admire the amount of research you put into these. Bill - Can you even imagine that funny song taking place?
Might not be so funny if you're the guy in it and not expecting Lola to be a man. Mary - I'm glad to be married a long time and not have to deal with today's dating culture, as I understand from single friends that it can be brutal. Heidi - At the time it was popular, I was singing along on the radio not thinking about what the heck the lyrics meant and probably not getting all of them right either. It strikes me as super odd that she selected a freaking hitchhiker as the father of her child, and she mentions he was young, too.
I'm hoping he was at least of consent age. Super strange, a dangerous thing to do picking up a stranger in the rain.
I think of murder, STDs, and all kinds of bad stuff. She didn't even give the dude breakfast in the morning and left him still stranded in a hotel with his clothes still damp! Hi Flourish - a really entertaining and often humerous article. Definitely in the danger zone here - the lesson is be very careful and don't hurt anyone! The other one I thought of was Bob Seger's Flourish, this culture was not a practice when I was growing up.
Oh my, just confessing my age. Each generation has its own unique trend. As you've placed here, women at first feel flattered but regret it later. The songs express very well the many feelings involved in the experience. The one that I thought of right away was 18 by Heart.
Yep, kind of weird with so many options and adoptions available. And how about perfect timing with that? And she was gambling on a stranger being, um, not in the same situation as her hubby. How'd she do that? Don't know about you, but I couldn't tell just from looking at a guy.
Maybe she had some screening questionnaire? Nothing awkward about that. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages and Hubbers authors may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others. To provide a better website experience, spinditty. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.
Sometimes, hookups even lead to committed dating relationships. The downsides of hookups, of course, include the following: Reader Perspective Ok, be totally honest. Have you ever had a one-night stand? Yes, but only ONCE. Yes, only a time or two or three. Yes, I'm a tried an true veteran at this!
No, are you kidding me? No, but I'm not dead yet. No, but I had a friend with benefits. I don't know or don't remember. I plead the Fifth against self-incrimination. The couple in the song has instantly connected with one another, and the lovers feel a magnetic sexual attraction that lasts well into the next morning: Her way of striking back is to become edgy, unpredictable, and independent—someone who doesn't have any human attachment or stability in her life: Of course that's gonna hurt him, even if they're not a serious couple.
He should have know better. Everyone was equally at fault. This was just a hookup. Call it wrong on oh, so many levels. For about a decade, this was about all country music had to say on the subject: Know a song about one-night stands that should be on this playlist?
Make a suggestion in the Comments Section below. Questions must be on-topic, written with proper grammar usage, and understandable to a wide audience. Devika - Thank you for stopping by! I hope you are doing well. Too many songs and you found it out. One can look at life in so many ways.
Sorry if that's too explicit, lol Great read. Chris - Thanks for stopping by. There are plenty of dangers! Have a terrific week. I am glad someone remembered that band.
I will surely tell K2. Thanks, Flourish, I'm really glad you compiled this list because it really is a reminder that the more things change, the more things remain the same. Thanks for "keeping it real" Flourish.
53 Songs About Regrets, Apologies, and Feeling Sorry
Ha-ha so here is a wish list of songs for hard rock bands of the yore. Regards, Suhail and my dog. Hi, Flourish, I have two songs for you which may meet your list requirements. Many more songs about this than I would ever have imagined.
Shannon - High five! I added them both. I love Jennifer Nettles. Flourish, another superb article! I love "Angel of the Morning", I find the song haunting. This was great, Flourish. Hi, Flourish, I read this and smiled. Here is a few more I thought about: Nell - It's great to see you! Thanks for the compliment, and have a wonderful weekend.
Frances - There are a lot of people out there who aren't what the portend to be. Louise, Thank you for stopping by! Rita, Although it's unfortunate that you have to struggle to get the help you need, I salute you for pressing on. You know you are too important to give up on. Depression is often referred to as the "common cold" in the mental health community -- not to make it seem less important but because it happens so frequently and there's a journey back.
Depression and anxiety often go hand in hand. Persist in talking out your feelings with helpful people you know and trust until your parent authorizes the assistance that you seek.
And look for ways to treat yourself kindly and look forward to your future. There are so many good things in this world. Although maybe they don't always show themselves now, you'll one day want to enjoy them. Best wishes to you. I've talked to mum a bit more, she has agreed to take me to the doctors 'soon', she has promised and i know she never goes back on her word.
Only a shadow - You did the right thing by sharing the information with your parent. Concentrate on keeping yourself healthy and positive. Focus on the future. And don't give up. I'm gonna keep trying to get her to take me, but she says "They wont magically fix you" and i know that, but they might be able to help.
I've asked a Adult friend of mine to help me tell my mum. Rita, Please make telling your parents and getting help a priority. Make you, your health, and your future an urgent priority even though this is uncomfortable and difficult. Give the people who love you and brought you into this world a chance to get you the help you need. Don't let them feel regret and sorrow that they didn't know.
Don't let them play the coulda woulda shoulda game for the rest of their lives. If this isn't possible, then reach out to emergency services in a crisis or to a crisis intervention helpline.
Or talk to your school guidance counselor. You are too important to delay this or drop it. Relying on friends who may also be in the same boat is not the answer. I have a firm sense that you are not American-based but rather from Australia or the UK just guessing and I don't know what the resources are there.
You cannot continue to cut and to feel worthless and dejected. The world needs you, however imperfect that may be, and all your gifts and talents. It's very possible that you have a biochemical imbalance so stop blaming yourself, sweet girl.
Love yourself and take the important step of getting the help you need. You are in my thoughts. Though i have never met you, your words are so nice to hear. I know to a degree that's good but on the whole i need to look out for myself first. I spend most of my day, replying to people who are down, who are like me, but in the end your right i need to put myself first and work on getting my life back on track, not pushing it into second place.
77 Songs About One-Night Stands
Today she cried in front of me for the first time cause she said she felt like she was failing. From today i shall start taking more care of myself, and try to focus more on helping myself.
Only a shadow - You sound like a sensitive and trustworthy person, a giver, who could use some support developing some psychological boundaries so that other people's issues -- their problems and worries -- don't drag you down along with them.
Friends who are cutting, wanting to die by suicide, and running away are major issues that you're tackling. While it's important to intervene in other people's emergency situations, leave the ongoing stuff for a professional for your own health and the best overall outcome. This is especially the case since you have attempted to die by suicide yourself, as this makes you especially vulnerable.
Take care of you first. You have primary responsibility to yourself. Try to talk with your parents or another adult for perspective teacher you trust, coach. The teenage years can be brutal but there is a life beyond.
In order to be healthy and to flourish yourself, you may find it helpful to talk to a professional counselor you can trust. As a teenager, I had a male friend who died by suicide and it took me years to feel normal and whole again. However, I was able to learn new communication strategies and found that education was my ticket out of an environment that was not good for me. I hope you find solace. My heart goes out to you. Be strong and healthy. I am but a teen, and it hurts because though i am not even close to twenty i have experienced so much, even stuff my parents haven't.
I try to help as many people as i can, I find by helping others, and listening to them, helps me. In my short life i've, had 4 close friends die, i've attempted suicide once, had 18people betray me. I can't trust people anymore. Only a shadow - You cannot apologize to your friend because they are gone now, but I hope you forgive yourself as a part of healing. I think it will help others. All these songs and really great.
If you have wronged a person, apologize. Sure i did once no apologize for something, i once didn't say sorry. Don't make the same mistake i did, apologize before it's too late, i lost my bestfriend because of my pride, and i can't go back and fix it. Now i apologize as soon as i can.
Because the feeling of regret never leaves, it will haunt you and crush you and make you blame yourself for the rest of your life.
You surely came up with a long list of songs for this subject. I know some of them but not others. I'll have to spend some time listening to them. It is always soothe our own heart more than anyone else's by at least whispering the word sorry into the ears and if it could be done with the help of a song than nothing is better than this. Thumbs up for sharing all these. I was just listening to a CD and heard another song you may like to add to this list.
Jo - Thank you for stopping by, and I'm glad you enjoyed it! Hope you are doing well. The relationship, if you value it, needs to come first. Sorry is so hard to say for some.
Saying sorry is probably the hardest of things but as the quote by Mark Mathews sums up it's all about valuing one's relationship over one's ego. Great quotes as well. Ann - I like that someone tried to use a song to help apologize to you. Not everyone is good with words, and sometimes songs can help grease the wheels. Thanks for your comment!
I love 'Always on my mind' and 'If I could turn back time' - the latter has been used to say sorry to me! Great songs; again, there are many I didn't know. I believe one should say sorry if we truly mean it; it can heal a little but not always completely. Peg - Thanks for stopping by. I hope you are well. Chicago is one of my old favorites. Have a great week! What a treasure to find this list of valuable and useful songs. I watched the wonderful video from Chicago and never realized they were so handsome.
I guess I could forgive any one of them. On a serious note, saying I'm sorry is tough and yet so necessary from time to time. Thanks for stopping by! Even though it does not fit in with your theme, these songs and the idea of them remind of the lyrics:. Shyron - This is a great addition! Totally missed that one. Have a great weekend!
Flourish, here I sit with the tears rolling down my face, all the songs I use to sing along with, that I loved listening to, Brenda Lee was a special with I'm Sorry. Genna - Thanks so much for your kind words of support. Elton John is one of my favorites, and he's even better in concert!
What a terrific hub! Elton John and Harry Chapin are my favorites in this amazing, comprehensive collection of music and poetry.
Thank you for this gift. These are all great songs. Sadly, our mouths are the most volatile weapons we possess. Words can hurt and can't be taken back. We may forgive, but can never forget. We should take care to think before we speak. Linda - Yes, it sure is. Thanks for stopping by and for always being so supportive. I hope you are staying warm this winter! Thanks for sharing another great playlist as well as the important information about apologies, Flourish. The story that starts this hub is very sad.
Thanks for sharing that. I hope you are well and have a lovely week ahead. An awesome list of songs about sorry and apology.
Savvy daring - Wouldn't it be great to know where a person stood on that long before you married them? I worry about people who rush into things for exactly this type of reason. Some people never apologize, no way, no how. MsDora - No matter the age many human mistakes repeat themselves so thankfully apologies can help heal the divides.
The trick is taking that first step and expressing contrition. Thanks for being so supportive. Have a wonderful week. I like the mix of old and new on your list. People in every decade have made the same mistakes and have had to say the same word--sorry. This is really good work. I love "Always On My Mind" even though it's a lame excuse for being inattentive. The song still gets me right here in the heart.
Maybe in hell, I guess. Flourish - As soon as I saw the title 1 I smiled because I have been looking forward to your next compilation--you are great at doing these--and 2 I could hear Brenda Lee singing. Thanks for another great list. Mark - Thank you for stopping by. Sorry is such a hard word to say, and Elton John captures the sentiment perfectly.
I'll be humming "Always On My Mind" the rest of the day. Thanks a lot for that distraction. Sorry seems to be the hardest word is one of my favourite Elton John songs too, so nice to see. I like the list and some I am not familiar with you always present your hubs in a creative way. I thought he was proud of his son.. I never really thought about it as a sorry or even regrets Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
When you realize you have hurt someone you care about, do you apologize? Yes, even though saying "sorry" can be difficult It depends Usually not; I'm terrible at apologies No, apologies are for losers. Just suck it up and move on.
Romeo promises that After all that we've been through I will make it up to you, I promise to And after all that's been said and done You're just the part of me I can't let go. This song shows backbone in the face of being jerked around by a sweetheart.
In this song about a relationship that has run its course, a man offers this sad but bitter truth to his lady friend: I don't care babe who's right or wrong I just don't love you no more. How To Apologize Step. Hey, put on your big boy britches or big girl panties and just do it. Reader Perspective In the Comments Section below, tell us what you regret the most in your life. Have a suggested regret or apology song?
Feel free to recommend it in the Comments Section below. You don't have to be a HubPages member to leave a comment. Questions must be on-topic, written with proper grammar usage, and understandable to a wide audience. Here are several suggestions based on the limited information provided: Here are two suggestions. I hope this helps. When I treat the person that I loved badly, what do I do?
I don't want to just say sorry. There are several things you can do to help make things right. This includes the following steps: Say that you are "sorry" or that you "apologize. Offer to make the situation right. This rebuilds trust between you.
It sounds like you need a When someone apologizes for mistreating you, what can you say other than, "It's okay"? Here are some other options: Teach people how to treat you. I don't know what the core Your comment about you being the reason why he literally still wakes up prompts me to also mention that if he is thinking about harming himself, make sure you provide him with the following resources: You do need to apologize and The following song describes This is a song of both joy I'm not sure how he does it either.
Thanks for stopping by. Have a wonderful week! Hi, Flourish, My greatest regret is when I was young not taking enough time to smell the roses, but now, every day, I make every moment count. Thanks for another well written, informative article. Loved the steps on apologizing. You may also contact one of the following resources for talk or text support: Boyfriends come and go, but you need to attend to your health. Take care of YOU.
Andrew - Thanks for that addition! Have a good weekend, no regrets! Music can save lives. Especially the right kind. Anto - Thanks so much for these suggestions! Have a great day, no regrets. Central Rain I'm Sorry by R.
The Apologist by R. Shawn - Thanks for the suggestion! I've added it at Court - Thank you for your quote. Have a lovely weekent. I vow to commit the best and worst to memory. Then I will be able to choose better times, knowing the path to take. Practicing to always shine on! Thanks for sharing your story. So as I was saying You invited us to post our greatest moments of regret, so here's mine: Unfortunately, its not always that simple.
I am humbled by your kind words. I'll try to be strong. I am trying to forgive myself, and i am getting better. Don't make the same mistake as i did. Say, "I'm sorry" Before it's too late Peggy - Thanks for stopping by!
I appreciate the visit. Have a terrific weekend! Shyron - I like Martina McBride too! Thank you for stopping by and the suggestion. Have a blessed weekend. Even though it does not fit in with your theme, these songs and the idea of them remind of the lyrics: Sometimes the regret and apologetic attitude backfires. I'm sorry, I did not see Connie Francis on your list, with Who's Sorry Now Connie Francis Who's sorry now Who's sorry now Who's heart is aching for breaking each vow Who's sad and blue Who's crying too Just like I cried over you Flourish these songs will be playing in my head all night.
Blessings and Hugs my dear friend. Sha - How right you are! Hope you are well. I would like to purchase some of them.
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Songs about regretting a hook up
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