“Don’t you think it’s actually harder for you…to adapt, I mean? Because you’ve done all that stuff?’ ‘Are you asking me if I wish I’d never done it?’ ‘I’m just wondering if it would have been easier for you. If you’d led a smaller life. To live like this, I mean.’ ‘I will never, ever regret the things I’ve done. Because most days, if you’re stuck in one of these, all you have are the places n your memory that you can go to.’ He smiled. It was tight, as if it cost him. ‘So if you’re asking me would I rather be reminiscing about the view of the caste from the minimart, or that lovely row of shops, down off the roundabout, then, no. My life was just fine, thanks.
-JoJo Moyres- Me Before You