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I think I've worked out why some people can't say sorry at all.

Discussion in 'Personal' started by ricjamclick, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. Orkrider2

    Orkrider2 Star commenter

    Ugh. So passive aggressive. Usually followed up with a "but...". Shots fired in my book.

    I don't usually require an apology. I find that an admission that they were wrong and I was right is much more satisfying. :p
     
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  2. ricjamclick

    ricjamclick New commenter

    The one I like to use is "I am sorry you feel that way" i.e. I am not apologising at all, I am apologising for your attitude.

    Completely agree that apologising can carry power. Just as long as it isn't overused.
     
  3. inky

    inky Lead commenter

    Then why do it at all? Why not just say that you're not sorry because you have no reason to be?

    That post, when read in the context of your OP, is seriously weird.
     
  4. ricjamclick

    ricjamclick New commenter

    Well, that's probably because you don't understand me; I think you are drawing your own inferences which are quite probably based on presumptions here. Obviously I don't wish to be misrepresented, but I suppose it inevitably happens.
     
  5. inky

    inky Lead commenter

    Well, you asked for it. You owned up to making false apologies. I can't respect that.

    Why not remind us of what happened ten years ago while you're at it?
     
  6. Eureka!

    Eureka! Lead commenter

    I am sorry you are unable to benefit from Ricjam's posts, Inky.
     
  7. inky

    inky Lead commenter

    Oh dear. I've done it now.

    Am I in need of a sense-of-humour injection or am I missing something obvious?
     

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