How to write a forgiveness letter

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Its always difficult to write the first words of a letter.

How do you start? What do you write?

How do we open our hearts and let everything go out?

We will try and help you with writing the forgiveness letter.

The following are a few opening sentences that will hopefully allow the rest to flow out naturally.

Good luck.



If you have any further ideas, we would love to hear them.

Apology letter sample

  1. It`s true I should have written a long time ago, but as they say, “better late than never”. So…
  2. This is amazing! What I am about to write has already made me feel that a weight is being lifted off my chest…
  3. Do you remember…
  4. You won`t believe this, but I have been sitting here for an hour, my fingers on the keyboard, trying to find the right words, not knowing where to begin. So I will just start with what happened…
  5. I just wanted to tell you that…
  6. Believe me, what happened between us has been weighing on my heart for a while now. I have only just worked up the courage to tell you that…
  7. What can I say, you were right, and I was wrong…. In this letter, I would like to make amends for what happened between us…
  8. “For there is not a righteous man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not”. Well, I admit it –  I have sinned…
  9. “Do not seek to appease thy friend in the hour of his passion”. I am hoping that you are less angry now, so I would like to tell you that…
  10. A Chinese proverb says: “Even a journey of a thousand miles starts with one step”. Since as I am interested in a long journey with you from now on, I will start by taking the first step…
  11. “Do as you would be done by”. Sadly, I have not, and would like to make amends…
  12. Without beating around the bush, I will get straight to it. I was mistaken / I was wrong / I have done you wrong… I would really like to put things right and rebuild our relationship as it was before…
  13. Sorry! / Thank you! / I’m sure you know what I mean… anyway, I am referring to…
  14. I don’t have words to thank you, and I am really sorry for doing so this late…
  15. There are no words to describe how I feel…
  16. I just wanted to say I love you with all my heart. Every day as I wake up…
  17. Even the simplest words can`t describe how much I love you…
  18. I am sorry if I have hurt your feelings. I want to say I am sorry for…
  19. I am sorry for what I have done to you
  20. There are not enough words to express my gratitude
  21. Thank you for your help

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