How do you say sorry without actually saying sorry?
Eight Ways to Apologize Without Saying “I’m Sorry”It’s unfortunate that…How sad for you that (this) happened…I sympathize with your situation/disappointment/frustration…What a shame that…Will you please forgive my insensitivity/error/indiscretion…I am completely at fault here, and I apologize…
Is it wrong to ask someone for an apology?
Effectively asking for an apology is simply a mirror of the effective apology. Merely saying “you hurt me” doesn’t give the other person the information they need to effectively apologize. In order to be able to give an effective apology, the person needs to know which actions they took that you consider wrong.
How do you tell someone you deserve an apology?
You’ve demanded it.” Instead, she suggests talking about what happened. Tell the person how hurt you are; paint your emotional response in a way that makes vivid to the offending party how they wronged you. This should prompt an unbidden apology.