When "I'm Sorry" Isn't Enough

When "I'm Sorry" Isn't Enough

Asking for forgiveness isn't easy—but it always helps, right? Unfortunately, your apology may be worth less than you think. Learn to do it right.

Escaping Responsibility

By Gina Barreca Ph.D.
Saying "I'm sorry you feel that way" is not an apology.

When Celebrities Apologize

By Stanton Peele
What we take away when stars seek forgiveness.

The Right Way to Apologize to a Woman

By Sam Margulies
A good apology can save a marriage.

One-Sided Forgiveness

By Anneli Rufus
Moving on when an apology simply won't come.

Faster Settlements

By William Whitney
Apologies can end lawsuits quickly.

The Right Way to Make Up

By Aaron Lazare
Avoid a botched apology.

Advice: Why Can't He Say Sorry?

By Hara Estroff Marano
Understanding an unapologetic ex.

The Goodwill Deposit

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Apologies are repayment for emotional debts.

Instead of Apologizing, Change

By Ray Williams
Expressing regret for your actions isn't always enough.

Teaching Kids to Say "Sorry"

By Ugo Uche
Promoting a genuine sense of empathy in your child.

Social Graces: All Apologies

By Gregory Sulkowski
Most people will accept an apology, whether it's forced or sincere.

Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Set your boundaries without feeling guilty.

One Seducer's Awakening

By Caroline J. Simon Ph.D.
Sometimes seducers can be jarred into self-knowledge and compassion.

Marriage Education: Is Your Toolkit Sufficient?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Spontaneity is great, until it turns out that it wrecks your relationships.

Why Do We Have Sex?

By Noam Shpancer Ph.D.
We have sex more for connection than for procreation or pleasure.

The Science of Effective Apologies

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
The science of apologies

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

How to Chart Public Confessions

By Stanton Peele
Readers guide: how to score your favorite confessions-apologies

Being Pirahã Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry

By Christopher Ryan
The Trap of "Phatic" Communication

What's the First Thing You Should Say to Someone Who Is Sad?

By Donna Barstow
A cartoon about how to look your best, when you feel your worst.

Stand Your Ground - A Classic Stumbling Block?

By Mark Banschick M.D.
Does the stand your ground law really make us safer?

Can You Really Change Your Relationship?

By Bjarne Holmes Ph.D.
The latest research reveals how to change your relationship.