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Why Won't You Apologize: Healing Big Betrayals & Everyday Hurts

onlytime posted 4/8/2017 11:33 AM

I really love the work of Brene Brown and follow her on social media. Not too long ago I saw a video she posted in which she was having a conversation with Harriet Lerner about Harriet's new book "Why Won't You Apologize: Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts". It sounded interesting so I got it for my Kindle app.

It has been worth every penny and I highly recommend it.

To those who have read it since it's release earlier this year, what were your thoughts? Did you find it helpful as well?

Emotionalhell posted 4/9/2017 16:38 PM

Thank you for your post. I haven't heard of this book. I have looked it up and searched for podcast by Harriet Lerner. This is on my reading list.

sewardak posted 4/11/2017 08:05 AM

i love this!! she said you don't have to forgive - you just need to live so that the pain isn't as influential in your life.

Time2StartLiving posted 4/18/2017 10:32 AM

Thanks for the recommendation! I just put in a request for it at the library. Not sure if I can wait though, I might give up and order it. I also love Brene's work - she's amazing! I'll look for that video, too.

bw900 posted 7/16/2017 00:41 AM

Haven't posted in a long time:

I am listening to this book right now. I highly recommend it, as well!

WH is one who has a very hard time apologizing. Since the A he has probably apologized more than he ever has in his life, but also tends to negate the apologies with self-protection, blame-shifting and shame. Probably why I just don't feel like I can put the f before WH yet.

I am a BS at 2.5 years out, so I don't know how it would have come across at JFO, but I think it may have been helpful then, too.

unbelievable24 posted 8/8/2017 10:10 AM

Thanks for the recommendation. I just put this on hold to download from my library.

HelenKeller posted 8/23/2017 21:45 PM

Thanks for this recommendation. It will be my first book to help this process along. Would you recommend it for my WH as well?

Emotionalhell posted 10/20/2017 08:56 AM

For those of you that have read this which do you recommend the book over the audio?

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