I’m Sorry, But Too Many Women Are Saying ‘I’m Sorry’

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woman at work meeting stock
Dawn Arlotta/Creative Commons

I’m Sorry, But Too Many Women Are Saying ‘I’m Sorry’

Instead of “excuse me” or “pardon me” it’s become more common to say “I’m sorry” in a social situation that gives you pause. This is especially true for women, some of whom find themselves apologizing even when the offense is made by someone else. We talk to writer Sloane Crosley about her theory on why this is and the science that supports it. She wrote “Why Women Apologize and Should Stop” for the New York Times.