I just don’t know how to tell her. She just seemed to not understand. This is hard.
1. Being able to say “I’m sorry” is a skill, and one that not a lot of people possess. Hone that skill. Apologizing shouldn’t be followed by “but here’s why I did it” or “and then you did this”. An apology is you taking responsibility for hurting someone else, not a notch on a scorecard in some bizarro battle of “Who’s Right?”- Lessons I’ve Learned From Being a Therapist (via brutereason)