“ A good apology is not about you “ explains Harriet Lerner in her newest book Why Won’t You Apologize? Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts. There are many forms of apologies. There’s the pseudo apology, the blame reversing apology, the high stakes apology, the heartfelt apology, the failed apology, there’s the over apologizer as well as the non apologizer. There is lots to explore and much gets unpacked in Harriet Lerner’s insightful and honest book.
Since my podcast series #Motherhood #LetsCreateAVillage is dedicated to offering insight and inspiration along the journey of motherhood featuring expert guests, we also talked about how children learn to apologize.
Harriet’s bestselling book The Mother Dance: How Children Change Your Life is also part of the conversation. There is lots to talk about no doubt. Listen to the full conversation here.
We’re talking apologies and motherhood on Julie in Conversation. Celebrated author and renowned psychologist, Harriet Lerner joins the conversation.