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The unapologetic apology: Saying “I’m sorry” well

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Conflict Resolution.

I find it annoying when someone says, “I’m sorry if I offended anyone.” That’s no apology! They’re only sorry that someone took offense! In other words, the person who took offense has the problem, not the one who caused the offense. If no one was offended, the offender wouldn’t feel the need to apologize at all. More