It's usually very easy to prove a "fact". However when it comes to "opinions" everyone is entitled to have their own. There is no right or wrong, only agree or disagree. Sometimes you just have to agree to disagree.
It's our competitive spirit that makes us want to score a victory by proclaiming we are right and the other person is wrong. When they are unwilling to admit they are wrong we are denied the good feeling that comes with "winning". Since you can't control another person it makes very little sense to try to get someone to "change" who doesn't want to. All you can do is control how YOU react. Unless it falls into the "deal breaker" catagory more often than not it's probably not worth getting that upset about it.
Give him the time and space to figure out how to admit it. Make allowances for his faults. Many times pride and stubbornness will keep people from conceding when they are in error; even though they know and realize that they are. Stressing, nagging, arguing, and pressuring someone to admit their error will often cause them to retreat and prolong the admission of guilf; simply because they do not want you to be right at the time.
It depends on the mistake he had done. If it does not hurt anyone then it shouldn't be that bad for not admit. Sometimes it is the character of a person that does not want to admit his mistake.
Maybe you can do something wrong and when he sees it and telling you about it then you can make him realize that one has to admit to his own mistake.
The same as you do when she's wrong but won't admit, let, whoever, live with the results of being wrong.
If it's not that important then fallaciously pull a Stephen Colbert and say "Apology accepted"
But one time I was very angry and to save my teeth from jaw grinding I mixed a mp3 of apology related snippets from movies. It started of with an excerpt from "A Fish Called Wanda"
"All right, all right, I apologize. I'm really really sorry. I apologize unreservedly. I offer a complete and utter retraction. The imputation was totally without basis in fact, and was in no way fair comment, and was motivated purely by malice, and I deeply regret any distress that my comments may have caused you or your family, and I hereby undertake not to repeat any such slander at any time in the future"
As I kept appending movie quotes I became aware that some things are unforgivable and I would not accept an apology even if it was given. By the end of the mp3 mix I had an excerpt from Sam Kinnison
Here is the link to Sam Kinnison's "Are You Lonely Tonight?"
Does it realy matter if he is wrong and he doesn't want to admit. What do you want to acheive by him admitting his mistake. Is it a sound of victory? I belive and its my opinion that if he does not want to admit his mistake, then keep loving him.
In an agreement, it is rarely just one person's fault. From experience, I have found apologizing for the part of the conflict that I am responsible for is helpful for defusing the situation. There's no need to point out the other person's fault.
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Admit you're wrong.
If you want love, give it.
If you want prosperity, give it.
Show humility, and you'll receive it.
Those who cannot stand such gifts will soon leave.
I mark it on the calendar , then remind him that he can check it when he later starts it again.SIGH…..
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