how to aplogize sincerely ??

India
March 30, 2008 6:35am CST
should it be face to face, or on a phone, or better to post a letter ???
8 responses
@bubblyapple (2655)
• Philippines
2 Apr 08
i guess if you have a chance to apologize face to face, it could be the best choice. But whether you apologize in person, by phone or by letter, as long your apology comes from the bottom of your heart, the person you are apologizing to, could feel the sincerity in you.
• China
1 Apr 08
In my opinion,face to face maybe the most effective way to apologize.When face to face,you may say something clearly ~
@ayou82 (3460)
• Philippines
1 Apr 08
I think the best way to do that is face to face..look straight through the eyes and apologize and that is sincere way of doing it for me.
@Ashbiz (148)
• Mauritius
30 Mar 08
I would discard the letter. My first option would be to face to face followed by phone. In these two options you'll be able to have direct communication with the one to whom you want to apologise. Consequently you'll know whether you have been excused or not on the spot. Regarding the letter, it seems that you are trying to flee from officially recognizing that you were at fault and the person in question may think that you do not have the guts to accept your blame. Be brave, excuse yourself and you'll be much relieved afterwards even if on the other side that person may not respond positively to the apology. But that will show that you are brave.
@manya_pearl (1905)
• Singapore
30 Mar 08
I think its depend on the situation. If the prob between siblings, family, friends, bf/gf, i think the best is face to face. Because it directly to the person, and you will know how she/he react for your apology... I think with phone and letter or even email, depends on the distance between/among the persons... hmmm... Official apology actually through letter... and it will be better if you face the person and also submit your letter of apology. What do you think, sahuking? you should choose which one is the best...
@makingpots (11922)
• United States
30 Mar 08
Hello, sahuking. Welcome to myLot. I think the best way to apologize is completely dependent on the situation. Sometimes a simple phone call is enough and takes care of business so that both parties can move forward. Face to face seems like it would always be best, but in some cases it might not be possible.
@cream97 (29166)
• United States
30 Mar 08
Either of these are effective. But it is best to do it face to face. This let's the person know that you are sincere and genuine. Make sure to keep eye contact at all times!
30 Mar 08
I think it should be face to face as they will be able to see from your face how sincere you really are and even though it may make you feel really uncomfortable, they will really appreciate you for doing it face to face!! Turn the situation the other way round - someone had to apologise to you...how would you want them to apologize to show how sincere they are?? Would you prefer them to do it face to face, phone or post a letter!!! Ive always been told that you should treat people how you want to be treated!! Hope this helps!!