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    gmaq Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Jan 20, 2019, 10:40 AM
    If you accidentally insulted a girl’s intelligence, should you apologize or not?
    A girl I like was saying she struggled with school in the past.
    I tried to show I cared for her by saying
    "It must be difficult for you back then.
    It must have been hard and difficult for you.".

    She got angry with what I said and said she could definitely type faster than me.
    I am not entirely sure how by caring for her she could suddenly be angry at me.
    I assume I word my responses badly and made her think I thought she is not intelligent so struggled at school.

    Around few weeks have passed now.
    She would sometimes say things to hurt me (relating to my intelligence).

    Should I apologize to her?


    Would apologizing make the situation worst?
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    talaniman Posts: 53,884, Reputation: 10852

    Jan 20, 2019, 11:06 AM
    I see nothing wrong with apologizing for a misunderstanding, but be aware she may not apologize back for taking it the wrong way. In that case I leave her alone. You can never tell where things lead or how they turn out unless you give it a try.

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