How Do I Apologise After a Fight?

When apologizing to your partner after a fight, it’s important to approach the situation with empathy and sincerity. Here are some steps you can take to make a heartfelt apology:

  1. Take responsibility for your actions: Acknowledge what you did wrong and accept responsibility for your part in the argument.
  2. Express remorse: Show your partner that you understand the hurt you caused and that you genuinely feel sorry for your behaviour.
  3. Listen to your partner: Give your partner the chance to express their feelings about what happened. Listen actively and try to understand their perspective.
  4. Offer a solution: Work with your partner to find a way to prevent the situation from happening again. Ask what they need from you in order to feel better about the situation.
  5. Follow through: Make sure you follow through on your apology by making changes in your behaviour.

Remember, apologizing doesn’t always mean you’re admitting fault or accepting blame for the entire argument. It simply means acknowledging the impact of your actions on your partner and showing that you care about their feelings.

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-Dilek Yucel

My Relationships, Support & Therapy