Please join StudyMode to read the full document. As I proceeded to checkout, it occurred to me: What was I sorry for? I was merely standing on the side of the isle motionless, yet I apologized like I did something wrong. Consequently sorry has become a widely overused term and the power an apology once had has diminished. In order to reclaim the power of an apology it is important to understand the different motives and meanings behind them. An apology can be a powerful tool used to bring peace, stop arguments and restore broken relationships.
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By Damien Gayle. Sorry is the hardest word to say - and now experts have explained exactly why. While apologising can lessen feelings of guilt and help restore a wrongdoer's image, it seems declining to do so can have even more powerful psychological benefits. According to the new Australian study, refusing to apologise is good for our self-esteem and that is why uttering the 'S word' can prove so difficult.
Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
An apology was the basic reaction to any mistake. People are becoming more aware of ideas like empathy and sensitivity, and everywhere we are being encouraged to talk about our feelings, to seek help, and to connect with others. Gone are the days of keeping everything bottled up inside to suffer alone. Nobody is perfect , and we all will do something to hurt another person at some point in our lives.
Thursday, October 03, Sorry is the hardest word. Over at The Times , my friend Ali Goldsworthy writes about how difficult it is for politicians to say they are sorry. However, this does not appear to work for politicians.