Understanding and Owning Aren’t the Same

Understanding what you did, why you did it, and what factors created that situation are not the same as owning your actions.  Explaining it is not the same as accepting responsibility.  Knowing, accepting, and believing that you are responsible, or that you are to blame, are not the same as showing that to the person you’ve wronged.

I’m very late to the party on this stuff, but I’ll help clean up, and then I’ll make breakfast in the morning.


I'm getting verklempt. Talk amongst yourselves. Here, I'll give you a topic...

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