I Suck at Apologizing (& Maybe you do Too).


I was upset recently.

I’m talking really, really upset. The type of upset where you want to slam doors, throw yourself on your bed, and sob wild, wonderfully pitiful tears. Except for the fact that I don’t normally do those things—other than maybe the door thing, that I might do.

But my point here is that being that upset and angry was a wakeup call. I realized that when I do the hurting, I really suck at apologizing.

Here’s what my door-slamming, wakeup moment caused me to realize: the apology is not about the person doing the apologizing. At least, it shouldn’t be.

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