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Apology

7 Apologies From A Perfectly Imperfect Mother

Leigh Ann Torres | Posted 07.17.2014 | Parents
Leigh Ann Torres

As your typical flawed mother, I've been apologizing to my children pretty much since the day they were born. Now I have the chance to use my apologizing skills for a whole new set of screw ups.

6 Ways To Tell If A Cheater Is Truly Sorry

Tracy Schorn | Posted 07.08.2014 | Divorce
Tracy Schorn

If you've ever been cheated on, you've probably wondered if your cheater is truly sorry. Is it real remorse, or is it the other kind? What I call "genuine imitation Naugahyde remorse (GINR)." You know, sort of looks like the real thing, but upon closer inspection is a cheap fake.

Understanding Forgiveness with Autism

Laura Shumaker | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Laura Shumaker

I was really, really nervous. During a visit to the east coast the first week of May, my son Matthew and I stopped by Camphill Soltane, the college ...

An Apology to International Mr. Leather and the Leather Community

Eric Barry | Posted 06.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Eric Barry

My piece was intended to be a discussion about gender identity, transphobia, and what integration looks like as LGBT (IQQA, etc.) rights continue to progress in our society. Unfortunately, the piece was hurtful a lot of people, many who thought that my intent all along was to malign and misrepresent the leather community.

It's 2014 and YOLO Is Still Bringing Us Down

Sarah Gladstone | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Sarah Gladstone

Despite its fading glory, I still worry that we're on the verge of permanently being remembered as the YOLO Generation -- a generation whose baffling and repellent vocal majority has decided we'd rather stand for youthful arrogance than stand for nothing at all.

Robin Thicke: How Can You Win Back Your Ex?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 07.23.2014 | Divorce
Dr. Jane Greer

Robin Thicke wasn't lying when he said he would do anything to get his wife back. He proved it at this year's Billboard Music Awards. While Thicke was able to do it publicly, most people don't have an audience to sing for or a stage from which to plead their case.

Two Words I Want My Mom To Hear This Mother's Day

Anjali Joshi | Posted 07.09.2014 | Parents
Anjali Joshi

I'm sorry for not telling you how much I love and appreciate you every single day. I won't wait until Mother's Day -- I will start today.

I Will Not Apologize for Who I Am

Sarah Fader | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Fader

I will apologize for an action I've done that has hurt or angered a person I care about; however, I will not apologize for who I am.

The Power of an Apology in Divorce

Betsy Ross, LICSW CGP | Posted 04.14.2014 | Divorce
Betsy Ross, LICSW CGP

For divorcing and divorced spouses, a heartfelt apology can work wonders in beginning to heal relationships and in settling disputes.

Magic With Samuel L. Jackson

David Trumble | Posted 04.13.2014 | Black Voices
David Trumble

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The Sniveling Apologizers at MSNBC Don't Represent Progressives

Cenk Uygur | Posted 04.04.2014 | Media
Cenk Uygur

If MSNBC cared about not presenting liberals as sniveling cowards, they would never go through these debasing apologies one after another. But they don't care about that because the guy who runs the network doesn't give a damn about how progressives look, because he isn't one of them.

The 4 R's of a Kick-Ass Apology

Sheri Meyers | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Sheri Meyers

When we make mistakes, it's normal to want to protect ourselves and retreat from the very uncomfortable and embarrassing feelings that come up, especially with those we love, care about or depend on.

Governor Christie's Apology Was a Glass Half Empty

Lauren M. Bloom | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
Lauren M. Bloom

Within minutes, Christie shifted the focus to himself and his pain at having been misled by his closest advisors and friends.

Leadership and the Apology

Terry Newell | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics
Terry Newell

National political figures have been doing a lot of apologizing recently. In October, President Obama apologized for the disastrous roll-out of the he...

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...

5 Situations Where You Should Always Apologize

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sally Stich | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Let’s be honest: No one ever really likes apologizing. This is especially true when we feel wronged ourselves or caug...

Have We Forgotten How to Forgive?

Terry Newell | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Terry Newell

In Philomena, Judi Dench plays a mother whose 1950s teenage pregnancy led her to an Irish convent where she gave birth and had to work for several yea...

What People Are Really Thinking When They Invite you to Church

Angela Jamene | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Angela Jamene

Just over two years ago, I picked up a free Bible. I had read it before but, this time, almost instantly, in a wave of emotions and realizations and revelations and a wide variety of indescribable sensations, I became a Christian. It happened.

Please Stay, Christine Day!

Julie Buckner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Julie Buckner

lululemon, please bring back Christine Day! Ms. Day, 51, who announced in June that she'd be stepping down as soon as a successor was named, is still acting in her capacity as CEO. But she's been rather quiet lately.

Sorry, Men's Health, But Movember is Now Mea-culp-ember, Too

Christina Pesoli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Christina Pesoli

No, he owned up, no strings attached. He said he made a statement that turned out to be not true. He said he understood that it is scary to get a cancelation notice. And he apologized. Obama's apology gets full points for being unequivocal.

Millennials: We Suck And We're Sorry ... NOT!

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.19.2013 | College

Millennials have a message to all the other generations calling them a lazy, self-absorbed, narcissistic generation: "We suck and we're sorry!" Tha...

A Letter to the News Media From Their Biggest Fan

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 11.17.2013 | Media
Jon Hotchkiss

Yes, we know that your corporate overlords are demanding that you do your work faster and cheaper -- but you are slowly and most assuredly killing the only thing we need from you: accuracy.

Miami Marlins Pitcher Shows Us What an Apology Should Look Like

Christopher Lamb | Posted 11.16.2013 | Sports
Christopher Lamb

Miami Marlins rookie pitcher Jose Fernandez did something exceedingly rare last week. And yet few sportswriters or commentators acknowledged it.

How to Really Apologize

Rabbi Joseph Meszler | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Joseph Meszler

Before you say you're sorry, stop doing the bad behavior. Trying to apologize while still doing the wrong thing is like trying to bail water out of your basement without fixing the leak.

5 Steps To Apologizing For An Affair

Posted 07.29.2013 | Divorce

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