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Dr. DeFoore's Healing Anger Newsletter entitled "Admitting When You're Wrong"
August 15, 2017
Admitting When You're Wrong
"Taking responsibility for yourself increases your freedom to choose and act according to your very best of intentions."
This is not about groveling or beating yourself up. It's simply a matter of stepping up and doing the right thing.
A friend once asked me, "Would you rather be right or happy?" Good question. The point is, if you get too attached to being right, you might have to give up on happiness along the way.
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Here's the deal...sometimes you might think that apologizing after you've hurt someone should make it all better. It doesn't. It might help, but only if it's followed with lasting behavior change.
You know, the whole "actions speak louder than words" really applies here. Empty apologies just won't cut it.
While it may be hard for some people to apologize, it's certainly easier to say the words, "I'm sorry" than it is to change your behavior and keep that change in place no matter what.
Here are some steps you can take to make the lasting changes:
Self awareness is key here. You have to know about your own shortcomings, triggers and areas of weakness to successfully apologize and change your behavior from that point forward.
If you don't know yourself, you really don't know what you're "bringing to the table" in a relationship. If you love that other person, you want to make sure you're offering them a good deal in the relationship.
You can see how self love and self-esteem fit in here...if you feel good about who and how you are, then you know you're offering something good and valuable to your partner.
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The Healing Anger Newsletter brings you a refreshing, helpful and upbeat approach to anger management and how it can work for you in every aspect of your life. Here is your chance to keep up with my (Dr. DeFoore here) latest discoveries and insights on anger management and how you can heal the anger in yourself, your family, your school and your workplace.
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