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The Dying Art of the Apology and How to Effectively Say ‘I’m Sorry’

Why is it so hard to apologize? Is a good, since apology a dying art? Psychologist Dr. Harriet Lerner is the author of a new book called Why Won’t You Apologize? We talk with her about why saying sorry is so difficult. And she gives us advice on making a good apology in any situation. […]

Houston Matters microphonesWhy Wont You Apologize Book CoverWhy is it so hard to apologize? Is a good, since apology a dying art?

Psychologist Dr. Harriet Lerner is the author of a new book called Why Won't You Apologize? We talk with her about why saying sorry is so difficult. And she gives us advice on making a good apology in any situation.

Dr. Lerner will host a talk and book signing tonight (Feb. 16, 2017) at 7 p.m. at Houston’s Brazos Bookstore.

She is the author of 12 books, including The Dance of Anger, Marriage Rules, and Women in Therapy.

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Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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