Sorry is not the end of the story for you or the other. How trustworthy are you with your friends, family, and colleagues? Answer yes or no if others would say about you that you
1. DO what you say you will do
2. ARE on time
3. HOLD a mental attitude of gratitude and attention
Being habitually late or missing something planned says to the other, “My time is more important than your time.”
Habitually making excuses says to the other, “I can’t control my life. I’m just a victim to events.”
Habitually being distracted gives the message, “I’m not trustworthy in paying attention to this friendship.”
For next steps, check out the Three-Part Apology and Five Step Conflict Management in the ebook A TEEN’S GUIDE TO THE CONVERSATION GAME. It’s for everyone to practice.