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Women, Stop Apologizing For Existing

Christina Berchini | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women
Christina Berchini

Existing in a space is not a privilege -- it is a right. Treat it as such, and have the courage to stop apologizing for it.

Why I Am NOT Sorry

Alba Brunetti | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Alba Brunetti

Saying "I'm sorry" repeatedly put me in a position of constantly being in the wrong. This had a profound impact on me as I was doing nothing that warranted an apology.

7 Things You Should Never Apologize For

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living

Everyone makes mistakes. We're human -- we're allowed. And when we do make an error in judgment, we simply apologize and move on. But the truth is,...

The Art of Saying 'I'm Sorry'

Judy Mollen Walters | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Judy Mollen Walters

I never learned to say "I'm sorry." In my household growing up, it wasn't said too often. But learning to say it, and say it the right way, is such a ...

How to Say 'I'm Sorry'

Jen Glantz | Posted 10.07.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

When you feel like all that's being accomplished is one person trying to yell louder than the other, walk away -- hang up the phone -- and sign off Gchat for a few minutes.

This Video Reminds Women To Stop Apologizing So Much

The Huffington Post | NIna Bahadur | Posted 06.18.2014 | Women

Women: stop apologizing when you have nothing to apologize for. A new video from Pantene's #ShineStrong series shows a number of situations where w...

The Simple Phrase I Had To Banish From My Vocabulary

Ani Vrabel | Posted 05.31.2014 | Women
Ani Vrabel

This isn't about not holding myself accountable for my actions; it's about no longer reflexively blurting out an apology I don't really owe. It's about changing my default setting from unnecessary guilt.

I'm So Really, Truly Sorry: The 24-Hour Apology Cable Channel

Spencer Green | Posted 03.11.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

MONDAY 8:00am -- Sincere or Insincere: Biochemically Analyzing Melissa Harris-Perry's Tears 1:00pm -- Learning How to Pre-Apologize for Something St...

The 5 Things You Should Never Do When You Apologize

Noah St. John | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

Want to know the right way to apologize -- and the wrong way? Watch this interview I did recently, and I'll give you five simple steps to apologize correctly.

Refusing To Apologize Makes You Feel Good, Study Says

Karin Kasdin | Posted 06.03.2013 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

Call me a wuss, but I can't sleep at night if I think I've hurt someone's feelings. I will stay up until I've formulated the perfect apology. Sometimes the person to whom I apologize has no idea what I'm talking about.

What Is The One Thing You'd Like To Say Sorry For? (WATCH)

Posted 01.11.2013 | MarloThomas

Microphone in hand, I went out and asked the people of New York: What is the one thing you'd like to say sorry for? var src_url="http://pshar...

Making Amends Isn't Always Enough

Julie Elsdon-Height | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Elsdon-Height

Making amends doesn't mean that I can have relationships with the people involved, it doesn't mean they will forgive me -- or that the process will be sufficient for them to forgive.

3 Things Women Should Stop Apologizing for

Women & Co | Posted 11.26.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Nora Ephron showed us through both her characters and her life that smart girls finish first. Let's live up to her example -- and quit apologizing for it!

Practice Forgiveness, Heal Yourself, Save the Planet

Walter E. Jacobson, M.D. | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Walter E. Jacobson, M.D.

When we forgive others, we let go of our anger, resentment and bitterness, and we free ourselves of a great emotional burden that keeps us stuck in the past, in a perpetual state of perceived victimhood long after having been victimized.

Reflection on Misspeaking and Lip-Service Apologies

Laura Finley | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics
Laura Finley

"Misspeaking" refers to fumbling for the right word. It is accidental, a slip-up. It is not when someone who clearly believes what he or she is saying tries to make nice by claiming they didn't really mean what they very obviously said.

5 Things To Know About Saying You're Sorry

Hello Giggles | Posted 08.09.2012 | Teen

I have never been good with apologies. Whenever I say “I’m sorry,” it never sounds sincere enough. I think a lot of that has to do with the fact...

I'm A Successful, Secure Woman -- But I Apologize For Everything

The Gloss | Posted 07.16.2012 | Women

I’m not sure what it is, but I’ve always spent a lot of time saying, “I’m sorry.” In fact, it’s become such a habit that I don’t even re...

'Mistakes Were Made'

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Shira Hirschman Weiss

While it is extremely difficult to admit when we make mistakes, honesty and humility are what make for a sincere apology.

Why Some Spouses Can't Apologize

Harriet Lerner | Posted 03.06.2012 | Weddings
Harriet Lerner

Request an apology when you believe you deserve one, but don't get in a tug of war about it. Instead, be a role model and tender a genuine apology yourself when an apology is due.

I Am So Not Sorry About My Vagina

Jezebel | Posted 12.13.2011 | Women

I'm sorry. I'm so sorry. I'm really, really sorry. I'm sorry I looked at you while you were watching TV. I'm sorry I lowered the window. I'm sorry it'...

The Science Of Apologies

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

As anyone can tell you, apologies don't always work... At times they seem to fall on deaf ears. But more often than not, our apologies fall flat because we apologize the wrong way.

Kanye West Spells C.A.D. (Compulsive Apologizing Disorder)

Amy Spies | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Spies

If we can just say 'mea culpa' and then feel absolved, isn't it tempting to just be 'culpa' again ... and again? What is the down-side if we get to wipe the slate clean by apologizing?

Robocall from Mark Sanford

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sybil Adelman Sage

This morning I received a robocall from Mark Sanford apologizing for his infidelity -- to me personally, to my entire family, to the staff of our apartment building.

On The Inadvisability Of Apologizing

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

I have given this a lot of thought over the last several years and come to the conclusion that it is almost never a good idea for anybody in our culture to apologize about anything, even when they are in the wrong