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Sorry Letter for Best Friend


Dear [Best Friend's Name],

You're my best friend and mean the world to me. I am writing this to you, not just to say 'sorry' but as a heartfelt gesture to mend the strained bond we share. Our relationship holds too much for me to let a situation like this ruin it.

I cherish our friendship more than words can express and the thought of losing it brings me deep pain.

My [mention the reason for fallout e.g. misunderstanding, jealousy, mistrust, repeated criticism, dishonesty, romantic entanglement, conflict of interest etc.] feels trivial now, after seeing the amount of distress it caused you. I never want to be the person causing you any harm. As my best friend, your happiness has always mattered the most to me and my actions clearly didn't reflect that.

I want to offer you my sincere apologies and tell you how much I regret my thoughtlessness. With each passing day, I am coming to terms with my fault in all this, and letting you down is my biggest mistake.

This has been hard for me to write, but I can only think of how hard it was for you when I hurt you so deeply.

My intention was never to cause a problem between us. I understand that actions speak louder than words, and a simple 'sorry' may not suffice. However, I'm hoping for the healing power of words and their ability to mend broken ties.

My actions were impulsive, and thoughtless and severed the threads of trust that we built over the years. I regret not considering your feelings and for not prioritizing our friendship.

My behavior in [mention specific incident or behavior] was out of line. I should have been more considerate, more understanding, and more patient. I wish I could turn back the clock, but I can't. However, I promise you, I am committed to preventing such things from happening again in the future.

Here, I am bearing my soul to you, as I want to begin the process of healing our ruptured friendship. I own up to my mistakes and fully understand the consequences of my actions. Walking away from this experience, I’ve learned that our friendship is more important than being right or winning an argument.

I don't expect you to forget what happened instantly or trust me like you used to. Rebuilding trust is a daunting task and I am ready to do everything it takes to earn it back. I am ready to communicate more, to listen more, and to learn more from you.

I am truly sorry for the hurt I’ve caused. I was wrong and I am blaming no one but myself for everything that's happened. All I hope for is another chance to prove that I am still your best friend and the person you've always known.

Your friendship is invaluable to me. Our journey till now has been filled with unforgettable memories. Those joyful moments, the tears, the laughter, and even our silly fights, everything made our bond special. I don’t want a single incident to destroy our beautiful relationship.

I am sorry from the bottom of my heart. I hope that you will find it in your heart to forgive me. I am ready and willing to do whatever it takes to set things right. In the hope of cooling the strain between us, I send this with a heavy heart.

Always returning,

[Your Name]


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