“I’ve always felt ideas were a dime a dozen. If you had one that didn’t work out, you should not fight too hard to save it, just go find another.”
— Daniel Kahneman
That can be applied to trading. Examine your decision-making process.
As a general rule, never add to a losing position. Hone your money management survival skills, so that inevitable losing trades don’t knock you out. You want to be there to reap the benefits of your big winners.
After all, there’s always opportunity in options.
PS Check out Michael Lewis’ The Undoing Project, about groundbreaking psychologists Kahneman and Tversky.