I'm Sorry: 25 Ways To Apologize To Yourself

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Do you owe yourself an apology?

5. I apologize for day-dreaming and losing track of the conversation, such as when I ___________. Looking back, if I were on the receiving end of what I said, it would have made me feel ______________. I now understand my behavior was destructive, because it affected our relationship by ______________. In the future, I will instead do ______________.

6. I apologize for identifying with what you're saying, busting into the conversation to relate when I had a similar experience. I neglected to hear or get to know ____ better, such as when I did this __________. Looking back, if I were on the receiving end of what I said, it would have made me feel ______________. I now understand my behavior was destructive, because it affected our relationship by ______________. In the future, I will instead do ______________.

7. I apologize for advising ____. I offered help and suggestions before I heard what was most important to them. I remember I did this when I _____. Looking back, if I were on the receiving end of what I said, it would have made me feel ______________. I now understand my behavior was destructive, because it affected our relationship by ______________. In the future, I will instead do ______________. Advice: Does Mr. Right Exist? [VIDEO]

8. I apologize for sparring—to debate and argue with people just to disagree. I recall doing this when I ___________. I apologize for using put-downs too, another form of sparring, such as when I ________. I apologize for discounting when other people give me compliments, this is another form of sparring, and I recall doing one time when I ________. Looking back, if I were on the receiving end of what I said, it would have made me feel ______________. I now understand my behavior was destructive, because it affected our relationship by ______________. In the future, I will instead do ______________.

9. I apologize for going to great lengths to be right (sometimes twisting facts, shouting, making excuses or accusations, calling up past sins). I did this when ____________. Looking back, if I were on the receiving end of what I said, it would have made me feel ______________. I now understand my behavior was destructive, because it affected our relationship by ______________. In the future, I will instead do ______________. Getting Past The Past

10. I apologize for derailing the conversation when I was uncomfortable, such as when I ___________. I apologize for derailing the conversation when I was bored, such as when I ______________. Looking back, if I were on the receiving end of what I said, it would have made me feel ______________. I now understand my behavior was destructive, because it affected our relationship by ______________. In the future, I will instead do ______________.

11. I apologize for placating so people would like me, agreeing to everything, such as when I ______________. Looking back, if I were on the receiving end of what I said, it would have made me feel ______________. I now understand my behavior was destructive, because it affected our relationship by ______________. In the future, I will instead do ______________. How To Know If He Really Loves You

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