How To Make The Perfect Apology
You screwed up — and she’s not happy. You’ve got one chance to give her the perfect apology, so you’d better make it count.
By Jennifer Benjamin
When you find yourself in a pile of trouble with your lady, you might be tempted to buy some flowers and mutter, “Uh … sorry” in order to make it all go away. Well, that won’t work — instead, you need to be able to give her the perfect apology.
(FYI, flowers are most effective when given at random times for no reason other than to let her know you really like her.)
If she catches so much as a whiff of insincerity, you’re toast. “It’s not enough to just say you’re sorry — a woman is looking for specific things from your apology that will reassure her that you really do feel remorseful,” explains Yvonne Thomas, PhD, a Los Angeles-based psychologist. No, that doesn’t mean groveling at her feet like a sad puppy. It means following this advice from Thomas …