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Not, “I’m sorry, but . . .”, just plain ol’ “I’m sorry.”
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It’s important to show the other person that you’re willing to take responsibility for your actions.
The wronged person needs to know that you understand what happened and why it was hurtful to them. Make sure you remain focused on your role rather than deflecting the blame.
A little vulnerability goes a long way toward proving that you mean what you say.
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The only time to apologize is when you’re genuinely remorseful.
Avoid any apology that is forced. The person you are apologizing to will pick up on your insincerity, causing further feelings of distrust.
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