I'm Sorry: 25 Ways To Apologize To Yourself

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21. I apologize for showing contempt, 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 Do I Stop Holding A Grudge About Everything?

22. I apologize for stonewalling, 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 ______________.

23. I apologize for leaving the room before we were finished talking, 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 ______________.

24. I apologize for bringing up several issues at a time, 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 ______________. In the future if things get heated, I'll ask for time to cool down so we can resolve the conflict together. When Should I "Break Up" With A Bad Friend?

25. I apologize for saying "nothing's wrong," when ______________ was bothering me. 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 ______________. And, in the future if something is bothering me, I will tactfully approach someone and let them know two things: (1) why I am upset, and (2) a solution.

If what I want to say will likely hurt someone, I will think carefully about whether to speak. I understand that even when I ask for something in a direct and respectful way, you may still choose to say no. Hearing "no" from you does not mean that you don't love me. It just simply means you don't want to do something. If I want to know whether someone likes or loves me, then I will be direct, and I will speak up. 7 Things You Should Feel Comfortable Doing In Front Of Your Man

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