Thursday, January 25, 2007

Why Saying Sorry Feels Good: An Exchange That Would Never Take Place In My Family

"Oh, and, uh...I reacted very poorly yesterday and I'm very sorry about that."

"Yeah, I did too. I understood and I'm really glad we're okay."

"For some reason I got my heart set on leaving at 3, and I don't know why I was so cranky about staying over for 15 minutes."

"Well, I felt like I was kind of badgering you anyways also."

"Maybe a bit. I still reacted immaturely. Sometimes I'm just a real pain in the ass."

"Not in mine."