A Thread To Apologize...

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    Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years ago

    With all the drama that has been going on, I have come to realize that there are many times when we say something that really hurts another person. Over the internet, especially, it is easy to forget that there is a human being on the other side of our conversations, a human being with a heart and emotions.

    I've decided to begin this thread so I can apologize to anyone I may have hurt with my comments or replies. I have also decided to make a resolution to think before I hit submit.

    I'd like to invite anyone else who would like to participate in this to speak up. Don't let it embarrass you. We all make mistakes. Let's stand up, apologize, and make resolutions to try to treat others with more respect and courtesy.

    Let's make this a time of new beginnings.

    Anyone care to join me?

  2. Ohma profile image75
    Ohmaposted 8 years ago

    Great Idea Pani. I have always tried to be aware of others feelings and to treat everyone with respect but I will offer apologies to any one I might have offended or hurt.

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      Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Ohma, you have always been a very nice presence in the forums. Thank you for your participation. I appreciate it smile

  3. bojanglesk8 profile image60
    bojanglesk8posted 8 years ago

    Yes, let us all start over...

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      Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      smile

  4. Faybe Bay profile image68
    Faybe Bayposted 8 years ago

    I agree If there is anyone who I have hurt, please know I am as innocuous as a butterfly and as fragile too. i would never do anything, say anything, even enter the room, if it hurts you.

    We are safe here, and speak our minds. i don't ever want to hurt anyone, if I have I apologize.

    1. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Like I told ya before Faybe, ya mum wears army boots!
      Sorry, that's not an apology is it? I get so confused sometimes.
      While I'm here I would like to say sorry to all the loony religious fanatics on hubpages!
      .. er that's not an apology either is it?
      Sorry! lol

      1. Faybe Bay profile image68
        Faybe Bayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I yubs you earnest, but I am the one who wears army boots, not my mother. lol

        1. earnestshub profile image88
          earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          HEY EVERYONE!!!! Faybe wears army boots! Sorry Faybe, dunno what came over me, Sorry! smile

        2. earnestshub profile image88
          earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Boy! Talk about an opening! lol I couldn't resist it.... sorry! smile

      2. Ron Montgomery profile image61
        Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Damn you Ernest...

        Oops, sorry

        1. earnestshub profile image88
          earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          lol lol lol

          1. Faybe Bay profile image68
            Faybe Bayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            So here we go, See Pani you try and you try!

            No I love you guys, you can say whatever you want about me, just don't mess with my friends, or my friend's friends...

            Okay, just don't mess with each other and I can go back to writing happy hubs instead of graveside funerals.

            1. earnestshub profile image88
              earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Loyalty is something I admire about you Faybe, and the fact that you are pretty broad minded and a little daffy. I gotta have a bit of daffy in my friends... it's essential. smile

              1. Faybe Bay profile image68
                Faybe Bayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Are we accidentally hijacking the I apologize thread by some queer chance?

                And did you see the videos?

                1. earnestshub profile image88
                  earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  I think I have seen all the ones you have put up Faybe, did I not comment? If so, I must have missed something. I have been replying to a lot of comments on my two silly hubs! lol

                  1. Faybe Bay profile image68
                    Faybe Bayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    Yeah, I gave you one for each. If you haven't seen the other it's only 29 seconds, but so worth it. lol

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      Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I don't think you have ever hurt anyone, Faybe. You're such a kind person with such a warm heart. If it hadn't been for you, I wouldn't even be here.

      Thank you for being such a wonderful person smile

  5. Ron Montgomery profile image61
    Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years ago

    I'm sorry I let some people prattle on for so long before bashing them into submission. mad

    1. Faybe Bay profile image68
      Faybe Bayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      nice lol

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    lynnechandlerposted 8 years ago

    Peace, love and light to all I have wronged in my mind.

  7. Paradise7 profile image84
    Paradise7posted 8 years ago

    big_smile:big_smilebig_smile  Big Ditto.  I try very hard to NOT hurt other people but I'm sure it happens nonethelesss...

    This is the greatest post...


    All happy feelings to everyone out there, lotsa love, forgiveness is everything, trust me on that, with my life history,...

  8. Paradise7 profile image84
    Paradise7posted 8 years ago

    Faybe, Your'e a miracle, and I'm following you from now on...

    1. Faybe Bay profile image68
      Faybe Bayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you. I am going to see if I am following you yet.

  9. blondepoet profile image68
    blondepoetposted 8 years ago

    I have never gone out of my way to hurt anyone on Hubpages, I honestly am 99.9999% sure there is no-one. If I have come forth lol. smile

    1. Paradise7 profile image84
      Paradise7posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I luv you too, Blonde Poet, and have read quite a bit of your stuff, which is always conveyed WITH FEELING, recommend you also to anyone from anywhere, we can all relate...

      You, my friend, are truly one decent person...

      1. blondepoet profile image68
        blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Aww I love you, thank-you smile smile

        http://i740.photobucket.com/albums/xx43/Hawelo/My%20Pictures/1268263202048.jpg

      2. earnestshub profile image88
        earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        BP simply rocks! Smart, sassy, and full to the brim with fun and laughter, a great writer, poet, thinker. That is a lot of woman right there! smile
        Luv ya BP!

        1. blondepoet profile image68
          blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Oh earnest thanks a million. I throw it right back at you as well except I substitute man for the woman bit.  xo

          http://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii12/jussele/moving%20pictures/Love.gif

          1. earnestshub profile image88
            earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            The mistress of the animated avatar shows her wit so well! lol

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      china manposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The lash marks are still there, and the manacle chaff !!   you forget so easily *sigh*

      1. earnestshub profile image88
        earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol lol

      2. blondepoet profile image68
        blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Oh you were not complaining when I kissed them better China smile

        http://gi103.photobucket.com/groups/m142/DIFUY800QC/BESTKISS.jpg

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          china manposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          big_smile

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    pinkyleeposted 8 years ago

    i am sure being who i am i have said or done something to hurt someone and i am truly sorry for it but i know i have never hurt anyone more than my mother and to this day i am still sorry for everything.

  11. Pandoras Box profile image66
    Pandoras Boxposted 8 years ago

    Alright, fine. Me too then.



    Gracious to the end, ain't I?

  12. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    Like most people, I have my opinions - sometimes strong ones. I've never had the intention, however, of hurting anyone. I think we can disagree or debate without being nasty. If I've ever hurt anyone's feelings, mea culpa. (Other than Randy Godwin. I don't care if I hurt his feelings. Wait - he doesn't have any feelings!)

    1. Faybe Bay profile image68
      Faybe Bayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh Habee, You do say the darndest things.

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    StormRyderposted 8 years ago

    Pani, I don't recall you ever saying anything hurtful to anyone. You have always been from what I have seen smart and thoughtful in your responces, never condescending or demeaning as some I have seen. smile

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      Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you, Storm smile

      I'm sure though, there must be someone out there who has taken offense to something I may have said. I have to admit that there are times when I've clicked Submit in the heat of anger.

  14. tantrum profile image60
    tantrumposted 8 years ago

    I'm sure lots of people have taken offense by the things I say. And when I thought I had to apologize, I did.
    If I hadn't it's because I didn't find a motive to do so.
    I always stand for what I say, even  when everybody's against me.

    1. ThoughtfulSpot profile image68
      ThoughtfulSpotposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That's why we love you, tant!

      Strong willed and steadfast, are not the same thing as thoughtless and hurtful.

      Pani - I appreciate the sentiment of this thread, although I doubt most of the posters here have anything to apologize for.  In all likelihood, its the ones who would never think to set finger on such a thread that are creating riffs.

      We are writers, thinkers, lovers and dreamers... and as such we all have a unique view of the world.  We are bound to clash, but there is no reason we can't do so w/ decency and mutual respect.

      Just remember there's a difference between holding your tongue and holding your temper.  For the sake of us all, I hope we can do the latter, but certainly not the former! big_smile

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      Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That is an admirable quality, tantrum smile

      I do try to stand up for what I say. I am also the first person to admit when I am wrong. However, my intention is never to hurt anyone with what I say.

 
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