I know should is not four-letter word, but it may as well be.
I often hear people say:
“I should eat more vegetables.”
“I should be exercising at least three times a week.”
“I should’ve reacted better to (fill in the blank) situation.”
“I should’ve responded differently to my spouse/child when I got angry with them last night.”
“I shouldn’t have to live in anxiety. Why is THIS the life I was given?”
We use the word “should” in conversation so frequently that we do