Who /burning from both ends/ here?
>regrets and guilt from wasted opportunities and life on one side
>no desire to live because of that and anxiety from wasting even more time on the other side
Acceptance is the next stage, anon.
At that point you either move on or you stay still for years.
Don't stay still.
>Acceptance will never come. I stood still for 6 years.
It will. That doesn't mean anything will change. The negative thing will just start to lose meaning and you will coast through life, just existing, being hollow.
Give up hope I suppose. Of ever finding a decent woman, ever waking up and not wishing I had died in my sleep, of having my dream job. If I truly accepted my place in life I would be dead by now.
damn OP, you hit the nail on the head there