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Things You Can Say When You Messed Up

Things You Can Say When You Messed Up

Things You Can Say When You Messed Up or Reacted Poorly:

• “I’m not proud of how I reacted. Can we start over?”

• “I was projecting and shouldn’t have said that. I’m sorry for directing my anger at you.”

• “I can see that I hurt you. I want to avoid reacting like that in the future. Can we talk about it when you’re ready?”

• “Can you help me understand where this conversation went wrong? I’m really trying to work on this.”

• “I’m sorry for how I reacted. I can see how X was hurtful. I’m going to work on that.”