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Sincerity is an openness of heart but we find it in few folks; what we usually see is an artful dissimulation to win others over.

Relationships can be wonderful buffers against stress, but relationship conflicts can also cause considerable emotional pain and stress. Knowing how to apologize can repair damage in a relationship, but if you don't know how to apologize sincerely, you can make it worse.

Three phrases most folks use 

Can we try to find out how we can make it better?

I don’t support it but let’s cover our bases!

To be honest about this what if we tried it this way instead?

Being genuine in feeling, sincere, wholehearted, heartfelt, hearty, and unfeigned means genuine in feeling. sincere stresses the absence of hypocrisy, feigning, or any falsifying embellishment, or exaggeration. a sincere apology welcome or greeting.

Express sincere regret. Some things you can say to express remorse and regret sincerely include: “I wish I'd considered how this would make you feel before I acted.” “I wish I could take back what I did.” “I regret not having thought this through first.

Always say what’s on your mind and what you believe, regardless of the outcome, as long as it is the truth as you know it.