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What is a real apology?
Last Updated: 4th May, 2020
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Furthermore, how do you give a real apology?
How to Apologize —The 7 Steps of a Sincere Apology
- Ask for permission to apologize.
- Let them know that you realize you hurt them.
- Tell them how you plan to right the situation.
- Let them know that inherent in your apology is a promise that you won't do what you did again.
- After you've talked through things, formally ask them for forgiveness.
what is the point of an apology? Apologizing helps repair relationships by getting people talking again, and makes them feel comfortable with each other again. A sincere apology allows you to let people know you're not proud of what you did, and won't be repeating the behavior.
Additionally, what a real apology requires?
A sincere apology requires strength and humility. The demand, “You owe me an apology” is not a good setup to garner a genuine apology. And be aware that people may feel hurt based more on their history than anything you've done wrong. There may be times when you really didn't do anything wrong.
What does a real apology look like?
A true apology does not include the word “but” (“I'm sorry, but …”). “But” automatically cancels out an apology, and nearly always introduces a criticism or excuse. A true apology keeps the focus on your actions—and not on the other person's response.