Betrayal, which can be defined as an action or series of actions that violate a deeply held agreement, promise, or understanding, often triggers feelings of profound anger, pain, and confusion. Betrayal can only come from a person or entity we have trusted, and it usually strikes at a point of extreme vulnerability or counters our most sacred beliefs or values. Regardless of whether a betrayal is expressly malicious, purely selfish, or just accidental, it is one of the most painful emotional experiences we can undergo, frequently leading to self-doubt and deep mistrust of others.

Why Won't You Apologize?: Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts

Renowned psychologist and bestselling author of The Dance of Anger sheds new light on the two most important words in the English language—I’m sorry—and offers a unique perspective on the challenge of healing broken connections and restoring trust. Dr.


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