“Rage should always be reconsidered and de-escalated as quickly as possible, and forgiveness should never be taken for granted.”

good intentions

This comment by EnterNight on the post Intent vs Impact: Why Your Intentions Don’t Really Matter

The Question Is…. Is a Bad Apology Better Than No Apology At All?


We often find ourselves in the position of having to either accept a dreaded non-apology apology or no apology at all. Both are terrible options–likely to only make things worse–but they’re usually all we’ve got.

Dear Men, I’m Sorry.

photo by maroonsurreal

Leah Medina had grown up being told harmful stereotypes about men. She’s sorry she believed them.

Words: More Powerful Than I Ever Knew


As Christian Coleman searches for the right words in his marriage, he learns the way they can destroy and heal.

My Wife Struggles Better


Cully Perlman explains that, in his marriage, mending requires paying mindful and constant attention to improving himself.

10 Tips: Divorce For Grownups


A straightforward plan to heal from a divorce.

“I was the cause of some hurt to a dear friend recently. Here’s how I handled it.”

photo by eggrole

This comment was by OirishM in reply to the post “Forgiveness: There is No Should”

Should We Forgive Apologetic Bullies?


Bullying leaves life-long consequences. Is one of those consequences a lifetime of clouded judgement?

Jane Doe, You Are Not Alone

photo by krystynana

James Landrith offers words of support to a young girl who was not only a victim, but was blamed for being so.

Dear John: My Co-Worker Makes Me Feel Dirty


A germaphobe coworker, a boyfriend who used to see escorts, and a regretful past of bullying.

Letter to My Unborn Child


Nick Florest writes to someone he loves who never was.

Dear Men and Women, I Won’t Apologize to You


Jayson Gaddis believes there is a better way than blaming or apologizing to the other sex.

George Costanza Would Never Apologize; Neither Should Jason Alexander.


Kenny Bodanis argues that by apologizing for saying the word ‘gay’, we are implying there is something wrong with being gay. And that, says Kenny, is the real insult.

A Noted Psychiatrist Said Gays Can Become Straight. Now He Says He’s Wrong. Not Good Enough.

photo by paul_in_london

Jesse Kornbluth: “If ever a shrink needed a shrink, it’s Spitzer.”

Screw John Wayne: The Art of Apologizing


Apologizing is much more than saying you’re sorry, Dave Kaiser writes—it’s saying you care.

A Few Steaks in the Office

New York Steak / Organic Basmati Rice

For Jason Fritz, some unsolicited generosity led to a great lunch.