Article: Saying sorry

There’s a feeling in my chest, kind of tight, almost heavy. Part guilt, part anguish. It’s the pre-apology feeling, and I hate it.

I’ve gotten really good over the years at avoiding having to say sorry. Maybe that’s why when I do trip up, my chest knots up. It’s also why this article on “A Bettter Way to Say Sorry” resonated with me.

"A Better Way to Say Sorry"
“A Better Way to Say Sorry”

Four simple steps:

I’m sorry for…
This is wrong because…
In the future, I will…
Will you forgive me?

I love it, because it’s practical and it’s structured. Hopefully I won’t have to use it soon, but when I do I know what to do.

Read the article here


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