Why Real Apologies Are So Rare

We apologise all the time in our culture. Apologies have become so commonplace that sometimes we are told to stop apologising, especially if you are not a man.

Yes, apologies appear to be everywhere, but real apologies are rare.

We are most comfortable apologising when it is clear that we are not, in fact, at fault. It is easy to apologise for the heat of our office if the power went…




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