"I'm Sorry" Are those words hard for you to say?

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  1. purpleangel47 profile image60
    purpleangel47posted 8 years ago

    I'm part of a family full of people who don't say I'm sorry. I had to actually learn how to say those words. My mother never said I'm sorry to me for some of the hurtful things she said and did.
    Have you ever had moments with family or friends where you couldn't utter those two words? Why?

    1. profile image0
      woolman60posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I have been in that situation, and saying sorry was easy, it was meaning it from my heart, that was truly the hardest thing to do.

    2. pylos26 profile image75
      pylos26posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yep,cus it ain't the way you was raised.

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        woolman60posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Was not the way I was raised , the reason it was so hard to say sorry was because this family member was the type who was always right never wrong and I said sorry to make peace with them, other then that I do not have a problem with saying sorry, when I know I should.

      2. purpleangel47 profile image60
        purpleangel47posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        .... very frustrating. I learned to say I'm sorry if I need to because I didn't want to go through life being that disconnected.

    3. leeberttea profile image51
      leebertteaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      It's a lot easier to say then it is to be sincere in the sentiment.

  2. Rafini profile image85
    Rafiniposted 8 years ago

    It's not as hard now as it used to be...

    1. tobey100 profile image60
      tobey100posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Same here Rafini.  Once I learned to fake sincereity it was a breeze.  I apologize now for things I didn't have anything to do with.  Sorry about that oil spill folks.

      1. Rafini profile image85
        Rafiniposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        hhmm, I wasn't referring to a sympathetic apology....I was referring to the real deal, and even more so in person.  I now find I have an easier time apologizing to my boys than I've ever had in my life - to anyone for anything. 

        But, apologies are still a bit difficult.  Not because I don't feel I should have to, because there are many times I do feel I should, but for the simple reason I wasn't taught to apologize when I was a child.  So, in other words, I'm still learning how to apologize.

  3. Origin profile image59
    Originposted 8 years ago

    I don't have issues saying sorry, if there is a reason to say it. Some people I know almost never say it, and I've known another person who says it for everything.

  4. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    This has never been hard for me to say. I know some people have a problem with it, but I've never understood why.

    1. Origin profile image59
      Originposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      One of my friends is very headstrong, and he always has to be right about everything. He's one of them that I know that doesn't say it very often, because that would mean that he could potentially be wrong about something.

      1. purpleangel47 profile image60
        purpleangel47posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        You know Origin ... I get the feeling that was my Mother's issue... very frustrating because there were times I KNEW she was wrong and she would find a way to point that finger at me. I felt like I was completely nuts for most of my teen years. smile

  5. truewho?? profile image53
    truewho??posted 8 years ago

    maybe  well im a kid it is hard to say i never said it once ok i did only said it once to a friend

  6. profile image0
    kimberlyslyricsposted 8 years ago

    For me, it isn't about saying your sorry as much as changing your behavior and showing you are sorry.  If that made any sense? hmm:

    1. purpleangel47 profile image60
      purpleangel47posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Makes perfect sense to me. Words without action don't mean anything.

      1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image61
        SomewayOuttaHereposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        i agree - words and action.....i pay more attention to action these days because words are just too easy to flow for some...

    2. Rafini profile image85
      Rafiniposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      makes absolute sense to me - in fact, it's how I 'apologized' for a long time during my life.  Showing I was sorry rather than saying it (not so sure about changing the behavior...but definitely doing something nice for the person I should have been apologizing to.)

  7. blondepoet profile image65
    blondepoetposted 8 years ago

    I have learned I am sorry if I do not say sorry.
    Sometimes you don't get a second chance.

    1. purpleangel47 profile image60
      purpleangel47posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Well said blondepoet.

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    Kathryn LJposted 8 years ago

    I loath it when people apologise for their bad behaviour and then suggest you are in the wrong for not accepting the apology, (which is easily said but far harder to do.)  Only time proves whether someone is 'sorry'.  In some ways, it's worse than the people who won't apologise because they don't want to admit they are wrong, it is some how more honest, even though it is hurtful.  Some people think that they can do whatever they want and then just say 'sorry'.  Being sorry, that's the thing!

  9. calicoaster profile image77
    calicoasterposted 8 years ago

    Sometimes it is tough to say...coz of which i wrote a poem long time back...apologizing for what i said... Here it is:

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_PvDQi0cqqoI/SfXzJOnyvNI/AAAAAAAAAzQ/MnvbAPwufO4/s1600/2409063062_834f5c8905.jpg

    "I am Sorry"
    ..And I really mean it...

    Just "three" words,
    Can't change what I said unwillingly,

    I can only try to heal,
    Deep from my soul,

    I meant no harm,
    Deep from my heart that conveys an apology...

    It hurts like hell,
    to hurt those who love me,

    I pray for the best of all,
    even if you don't believe me,

    I still burn....Please forgive me!!

  10. Greek One profile image76
    Greek Oneposted 8 years ago

    The hardest words for me to say are "I can't have sexual relations with you because i am married, so please stop rubbing that"

    1. LeanMan profile image86
      LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You never said that to me last night Greek....

      1. Greek One profile image76
        Greek Oneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        business is different

        1. LeanMan profile image86
          LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Are morals that cheap to be bought???

          1. Greek One profile image76
            Greek Oneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            wasnt morals that were for sale!

            1. LeanMan profile image86
              LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              for sale or "on sale".......

              1. Greek One profile image76
                Greek Oneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                hosale

                1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image61
                  SomewayOuttaHereposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  ooohhh!..so .that was you I saw on the corner - struttin' your stuff!  I was the one that was laughing and then quickly ran across the street...you were taking up way too much room btw...

                  http://cdn1.ioffer.com/img/item/122/440/583/Koz5au0af03zzLm.jpg

                  1. Greek One profile image76
                    Greek Oneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    man, do i need a tan

    2. pisean282311 profile image60
      pisean282311posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      ha ha ha...thats typical greek one answer...

  11. LeanMan profile image86
    LeanManposted 8 years ago

    My problem is more with people who say "I'm sorry" then promptly go off and do the same thing again.....

    Too easy for people to use "words" without meaning... "I love you"... lol

 
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