Is regret a part of growing up?

recently as ive gotten older (turning 18 soon) ive regretted so many mean, stupid or bad things ive done over the years and realize that if put in that situation now, i definitely would not do it again. Is this a normal part of growing up? is it better to regret than to not do at all? am i a bad person for the dumb... show more recently as ive gotten older (turning 18 soon) ive regretted so many mean, stupid or bad things ive done over the years and realize that if put in that situation now, i definitely would not do it again. Is this a normal part of growing up? is it better to regret than to not do at all? am i a bad person for the dumb things ive done as a kid and teen? maybe other people have felt this way thats why i ask. thanks friends
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