August 15, 2012 5:00pm CST
I'm sorry, simple phrase yet seems not so easy to be uttered.A few minutes ago, my morning is already ruined.Another worker did not come,I already texted her and called but there's no sign of her being...However after an hour passed, she texted me saying she's sick and be absent...She never said sorry for the inconvenience and hassle she's giving to me.The pressure she's giving to me especially when i need to talk to our manager.Is that phrase really difficult to say? For me i just easily utter that if I know I've done something wrong or even something which is not my fault but cause trouble to some people. How about you?How difficult is to say i'm sorry?
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15 Aug 12
People just have a high prestige to say sorry. I don't know why but it happened to me a lot. They just left their responsibilities and put them on my shoulder. And they never said sorry neither at least felt sorry. They even ignored me whenever I didn't talk to them because of I was still mad. They even did address me as a ill tempered woman.
15 Aug 12
Yeah! I always believe in karma too :D Yes, neither do I . Sometimes they said sorry to me because they had urgent need to be asked me to do while I was still mad even they ended the "sorry" by saying "Eventhough I still don't know what is my fault." Lol.. It's the way they are q(-_-')p q('-_-)p
15 Aug 12
Hmmm... Perhaps you should put yourself in her shoes for now, you don't really know how sick she was and perhaps she felt so sick to the core that talking or sending a message on the phone is too much for her. Remember it's still dawn and it's tough to wake up or even do anything when one is really sick. Anyhow, as for saying "sorry", it depends to whom I am saying "sorry" to. I usually find it easy to say it to my partner. I don't know, it just feels like he's willing to accept and not mock me about my faults - that's why it's easy to say "sorry" to him. As for other people, I do have apprehensions. But I think it's easier for me to say "sorry" than to say "i Love you". Have a great MyLot experience ahead!
31 Oct 12
It is so easy to say the word sorry, while in service as professor, i have faced situations like yours, suppose there is a class at 11 am, the teacher will make a call just 5 minutes earlier saying he/she can't come because some one is ill; though it might be false..
19 Aug 12
Hi Daisy: I know how frustrating is to find people that seem not to care about the others. I use to say I'm sorry even if it's not my fault because you lose time waiting for her. People should be more conscious and respect the time of the rest of the persons. It's unfair but some people doesn't consider that the rest of the world also has their own priorities. Probably because they are too selfish. ALVARO
16 Aug 12
There are 2 cases; one is she is very sick and she didn't notice to her phone. the second one is she doesn't often say sorry to someone. When i am sick, i never touch to my cellphone, everything should be solve later so that no one can contact to me while i am sick....and every time i am sick, i need at least 1 week to cover my health. Luckily long time i haven't got sick yet.
16 Aug 12
Hello Daisy. Oh, that's a bit bad your co-worker was late in responding to your text message. I know the feeling of being worried because another teacher would be absent. Especially when you need to talk to the manager for the situation and you don't know what would be his or her rection about it. I think that's also bothering. I think, saying sorry is just easy for me. Especially when I know that I really caused someone to worry or if I made someone feel uncomfortable, bad, or hurt. As long as I know I caused someone an uncomfortable feeling, I just say sorry even though I know I might only did a minor mistake. It may be little for me but I don't know what it might cause another person. Maybe it's a bit difficult for me to say sorry when I still feel so angry about something but after a while, when I was able to ponder about what happened already, I still communicate to others to say sorry. Sometimes, even though I know that I'm not the one who made the mistake, if a person said sorry to me, sometimes, I also say sorry. I just want to say sorry because that person might also worried about what happened with us. If I would be absent just like your co-worker, I would really do my best to explain my side so other workers in our workplace would not worry or suffer from my absence. If ever they would be able to teach some of my students, I would really thank them for saving me or for doing a favor for me. If they would be late or be absent too, I would also be willing to teach their other students or excuse them to our boss. If only they would text me earlier before their class or before our working time. :)
16 Aug 12
When I know I am at fault, I don't hesitate to say I'm sorry. It's not that difficult to admit that you have done wrong. There are some people though that think they are not doing anything wrong and they don't have to say sorry at all. I think that's what your co-worker was thinking. It only shows she's one inconsiderate person.
• United States
16 Aug 12
Maybe she isn't really sorry at all??? Sorry is one of the hardest words to say, but I am not scared to say it and mean it especially if it's really my fault. I am also not ashamed to admit my fault even if I'm ashamed that my act caused some people inconvenience. On the other hand, there are also those people who keep on saying they're sorry but keep on doing the wrong that they did. For them, saying sorry is so easy that it already lost its meaning. If I were in your case, I will just do my job and the rest that needs to be accomplished today, but she can't expect me to do hers. They will just have to wait for her.
• Boise, Idaho
16 Aug 12
I used to have a problem with saying 'I'm sorry'. I did find that when I did start saying it it got easier and easier. I try to live by the Golden Rule and the sorry is just a part of that. I would want them to say them were sorry had the situation been reversed so I would say this myself.