Short Apology Letter

A short apology letter is a brief message of regret for an action or event for which a person seeks forgiveness. It is a way of expressing remorse and seeking to make amends for a mistake or wrongdoing. Apologies can be written for a variety of reasons, from minor mistakes to major transgressions. Short apology letters are an effective way to quickly and concisely acknowledge an error and ask for forgiveness. They can be sent to family, friends, co-workers, and employers. Writing an effective short apology letter can help build and maintain relationships, and make a positive impact on the recipient.

How do you write a short apology?

  1. Begin with a direct and sincere apology.
  2. Explain why you are apologizing.
  3. Take responsibility for your actions.
  4. Commit to avoiding a similar mistake in the future.
  5. Offer to rectify the situation, if possible.
  6. Express your regret.
  7. End the letter with a positive closing.

Below is a sample short apology to someone you hurt

Dear [Name],

I am sorry for [action]. I understand how my actions have put a strain on our relationship, and I regret any pain or discomfort I have caused.

I know words alone cannot undo the harm, and I am willing to do whatever it takes to make amends.

Again, I apologize for my actions, and I hope you can forgive me.

[Your Name]

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