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?
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.
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.
.... 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.
It's a lot easier to say then it is to be sincere in the sentiment.
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.
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.
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.
This has never been hard for me to say. I know some people have a problem with it, but I've never understood why.
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.
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.
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
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? :
Makes perfect sense to me. Words without action don't mean anything.
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.)
I have learned I am sorry if I do not say sorry.
Sometimes you don't get a second chance.
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!
Sometimes it is tough to say...coz of which i wrote a poem long time back...apologizing for what i said... Here it is:
"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!!
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"
You never said that to me last night Greek....
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...
ha ha ha...thats typical greek one answer...
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
by Rajan Singh Jolly 10 years ago
Does saying sorry come easily to you if you are wrong?On a scale of 1 to 10, how easy is it for you to say so? 1 being the hardest and 10, the easiest.
by Stevennix2001 12 years ago
I always wondered why those little words effected people so much, so i ask my fellow hubbers out there to tell me and try to answer the question, "why is saying i love you so hard?"
by stylezink 12 years ago
What do you think of people saying, "I'm sorry" Does it really make everything okay or right?Do you think saying sorry for something still makes everything 'right' between you and another person? Do you think it carries as much meaning now as it used to in the past? Or do you think it's...
by brittvan22 8 years ago
Is it hard to say I'm sorry?Why is it so hard for people to admit when they are wrong??
by Abimbola Akinbuwa-Onwueme 5 years ago
What does "I love you, but I'm not in love with you" mean?
by Elena 10 years ago
Do you apologise to people, even if you are NOT in the wrong – just for peace sake?I do sometimes, to avoid any stress but I don’t want people thinking I’m a soft touch.
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