I am immensely glad to see your post this afternoon. I have definite things to say about "I'm Sorry". First off, they are just words, while words have tremendous power to hurt or heal, there is not necessarily any sincerity to them. Anyone can say that they are sorry without meaning it in the least. In fact, I believe that most do exactly that, they only give lip service to the words without feeling the sentiment. I mean, give me a break, we live in a world that glorifies casual cruelty, romanticizes suffering in the name of love and is debilitating to any sense of morality in the extreme. Look at our own president's indiscretions, we forgive him because he says, "I'm sorry", yet ignore the impact of such moral ineptitude on our youth.
If someone is truly sorry they should be willing to prove it, to at least attempt to fix their mistake by whatever it takes.
Shall I indulge in flights of fancy hampered by clipped wings?