Because it's a skill that's missing in our society, here's how to apologize.
1) Acknowledge harm. "I f'd up." 2) State what you did that was wrong, in a way that shows you understand the harm done.
3) Express regret
4) Say what you're going to change to not cause this harm again
Don't ask the hurt person for *anything.* It's up to them to accept or not, if they choose.
Don't be clever. Be plain & simple.
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