Sometimes saying I’m sorry just isn’t enough to right a wrong you have done.
Sometimes, flowers won’t cut it either.
Psychology Today explored 7 ways to make your apology more sincere and thus more forgivable. By apologizing, you and the affected party can move forward in your relationship.
Here are 7 ways to really say you are sorry:
1. Acknowledge what you did wrong.
2. Be sincere.
3. Ask for forgiveness.
4. Don’t thik of an apology as winning or losing
5. Don’t blame them.
6. Be ready to apologize multiple times.
7. Tell them how you will change.
Read on here to learn more about the anatomy of a proper apology.