TITLE

25 Times You Shouldn't Apologize

AUTHOR(S)
Lindenmuth, Katy
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Cosmopolitan;May2011, Vol. 250 Issue 5, p182
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents 25 situations wherein not expressing regret for something is said to be acceptable. These situations include refusing to split the dinner bill if the other person's food cost more, when instructing a boyfriend on how to get one to climax, and when one does not find a person attractive. Statistics reportedly revealed that women are more keen to apologize than men even about small things.
ACCESSION #
62512750

 

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