Just become a man who makes up his own mind and you'll only have yourself to be pi$$ed at. Sadly, I still find myself pi$$ed more than I'd like.
I share the same memories, same "mistakes"...but connect some dots of the why's and especially the who's that got you turned on to those stocks and you will avoid the same memories this time next year if you decide to stay around.
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn." C.S. Lewis www.younglife.org