We’ve all been there — paying for something pricey and then really regretting it. And by the time you realize it was a mistake to spend your money on it, the opportunity to get your cash back is usually long gone. Whether it was an animal, object, or education, these Redditors were willing to share what they really wished they had never spent their hard earned money on — and we can so relate.
Buyer's Remorse: The Internet Shares the Purchases It Regrets
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A New … Pet?
This person says that looking back, they probably should’ve spent their money on literally anything else.
A Law Degree
Redditors asked, 14 years and you still couldn't pay off your student debt? Yikes.
This one was a bit of a surprise, but the Redditor went on to admit, they haven’t actually played the games they bought yet.
They wished they could go back and use that money for travel instead.
Fancy Dress Clothes
Reddit users advised the commenter to just wear the outfit whenever they damn well please, no occasion needed.
A Hair Dryer
With the eye-watering price of $600, many Redditors thanked the commenter for saving them hundreds. Others insisted it was still an awesome device.
A Symbol of Betrothal
The commenter regrets that they didn’t just spend the money on a house payment or even the wedding.
The Redditor says it would’ve been better to spend the money on actual golf lessons.
You try to be a thoughtful (and vocabulary-rich!) parent, and then the dang internet happens.
The Reddit user clarified that this didn't even involve going to particularly fancy restaurants, but was rather the add up of breakfast items, lunch stops, and nice-ish dinners.