being told to stop apologizing so much is literally the worst thing because the first thing you think of as a reply to that is “oh I’m sorry I say I’m sorry so much” and then the person yells at you like “STOP IT” and you just kinda…
It is a problem with anxiety… but an important one to overcome. Being more aware of your apologies and avoiding them entirely for things that aren’t your fault helps a lot of people eventually realize not everything is their fault.
It’s kind of the same this as, when you get complimented for something, instead of saying “oh I’m not good” just saying “thank you”. Even if you’re “faking” the graciousness at first, words change your attitude.
The problem with rom-coms. If those movies were told from the love interest’s perspective, they’d be sad dramas about guys that just use women as stepping stones rather than people with their own hopes and dreams, looking for life partners.