September 2020

Okay, but how do I know WHEN to apologize?

Dear Bear I'm writing to you because I like your column, and I wanted to specifically ask a follow-up question to your post about apologizing. How do you know when to apologize, versus how do you know when to stand your ground, or when to walk away (from a relationship, a group, an argument, etc)? The old Christian answer was, "apologize if you sinned; you'll know you've sinned because we'll tell you. Don't apologize if you didn't sin." That was no good. That led to things ...
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