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A Letter to the New Love of His Life

Jessica Winterstern | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Jessica Winterstern

Photo by Laurent Levy I was going through my files the other day, when I came across a raw piece of writing I had journaled several months ago. It ha...

18 Things You Should Stop Apologizing For

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 06.11.2016 | Women
Deborah Stachelski

What happened to saying no and not following up with an explanation? What happened to just saying, "I don't feel like it"?

Am I Really Sorry?

Elissa Stein | Posted 06.10.2016 | Women
Elissa Stein

For me, and many other women, apologizing, whether it's warranted or not, has become a constant, chronic state of mind. Saying "I'm sorry" so often gives power away. It's prostrating, docile, negating.

Emma Gray

Amy Schumer Skewers A Culture That Makes Women Apologize All The Time | Emma Gray | Posted 06.01.2015 | Women

"Sorry, did you want that?" "Sorry, can I scoot by you?" "Sorry, I'm just grabbing something." "You wanted to talk first? Oh, sorry." For...

Women, Stop Apologizing For Existing

Christina Berchini | Posted 04.20.2015 | 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.

3 Vital Reasons to Say 'I'm Sorry'

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 10.10.2014 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Many people find apologizing very difficult. Most of them grew up in families where no one apologized. It is viewed as giving up way too much control.

It's on Me: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Brodinsky

No one is perfect, and it can be a long battle back to regain the respect and the trust, but you can start by admitting you are wrong, saying you are sorry and apologizing to those you offended, or who were hurt by your actions. But act quickly.

How To Spot The Unapologetic Apology

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.12.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

It's safe to say that Clippers soon-to-be-former owner Donald Sterling is a poster boy for how not to apologize. Surely, it can't be that hard, even if you are a multi-billionaire who likes to parade around with strange-looking chicks on your arm. (I'm sorry; that was an uncalled-for and mean remark.)

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.

Did You Really Goof? Here Are Three Ways to Move On

Dr. Robert M. Myers | Posted 05.27.2014 | Religion
Dr. Robert M. Myers

When is the last time you made a really big mistake? A week ago? Maybe this morning? When you first realized what you did what was your first reaction? Did you try to cover it up or maybe blame someone else?

3 Signs He's Not Really Sorry

Posted 08.15.2013 | Divorce

Find yourself in a marital spat, again? If you and your spouse are arguing about -- and apologizing for -- the same things over and over again, it ...

5 Steps To Apologizing For An Affair

Posted 07.29.2013 | Divorce

By Scott Haltzman for According to Arnold Schwarzenegger's autobiography, Total Recall, after he committed adultery with his houseke...

Take the 'I'm Sorry' Challenge!

Kimberly Berg | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Berg

By noticing how difficult it is for you to say something different than "sorry," you'll have taken a small step toward more personal freedom and individual expression.

How Apologizing Makes You More Powerful

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 04.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Refusing to say, "I'm sorry, I was wrong" leaves you powerless because you can't change anything. It alienates you from other people and keeps you trapped inside the conflict forever. But when you say, "I'm sorry, I was wrong," you give yourself the power to change.

Brian Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Wolff

Check out, the fastest and easiest way for a Limbaugh-Loving Republican to express the error of their ways to the king himself.