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Want to Feel Better After Your Divorce? Quit Apologizing

Part One: Stop Saying, "I'm Sorry"

written by Martha Bodyfelt July 9, 2019
Want to Feel Better After Your Divorce? Quit Apologizing

Many women, especially those who’ve been divorced, find themselves apologizing for anything and everything, but it’s time to quit saying, “I’m sorry,” and start feeling better.

Have you ever been in a situation like one of these before?

You don’t pick up the phone in time and when you call the person back, the first words out of your mouth are, “I’m sorry.”

Or when you bring store-bought cupcakes to your friend’s party and you utter, “I’m sorry.”

How about when you vent to a good friend about something going on, and you say, “Sorry for rambling.”

Notice the pattern going on?

You’re apologizing. Waaaaaaay too much. And it’s those apologies that are screwing with your self-esteem and slowing your divorce recovery.

Buckle up, friends. This is a two-part article. But you desperately need to read it if you want to start putting yourself first.

So, let’s just get this out of the way:

There is no need for you to be saying, “I’m sorry,” so damn much! There is so much crap in our culture that puts women into situations where they are forced to feel guilty. (But more on that in a second.) Let’s discover how we even got here.

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