Apologizing can be a tricky thing. Some people struggle with saying they are sorry because, in many cases, apologizing is an admission of having done something wrong, which is difficult for some to accept. But if someone is upset or hurt by something you have done or said, and they are important to you, you of course should try to make things right. Sometimes a heartfelt apology can start the healing and reconciliation process.
So, what do you do when you truly want to apologize to someone you’ve hurt? We spoke with two relationship experts to help us find those answers and offer suggestions to navigate this sometimes difficult emotional terrain.