It is important to understand your own apology language so that you can share this information with others to help them understand what you need. It is also helpful to hear from others what their apology language is to improve communication.
One is not better than the other, we simply prefer a way of apologizing and feel most heard when our apology language is spoken by others.
The 5 Apology Languages are:
– Expressing regret
– Accepting responsibility
– Making restitution
– Genuinely repenting
– Requesting forgiveness
Take this quiz to better understand your own Apology Language. Then, read about how you ought to apologize to your spouse (when you will inevitably do something that hurts them).