So you have someone ghost. Despite your daily claims “I live in the truth”, Brené Brown #boundaries and Megan Thee Stallion power playlist, you totally chickened out and left your date reading – always. But in the words of Justin Bieber, it’s not too late now to apologize. And if you’re trying to take responsibility for your past actions (or lack thereof), these nine SMS to send to someone you ghost are a great place to start.
“With this kind of thing, we do not apologize enough”, dating coach Clara Artschwager Bustle said. “It’s so easy for people to get out of the digital backdoor that there is so much power to apologize even in the first place.”
While you may feel stressed about writing the perfect copy, Artschwager urges you not to overcomplicate it. “Think about the most human response,” Artschwager says. “Take back your mistake and let it be.”
When reach out to someone you ghostArtschwager says they don’t expect a response from them. It’s not the ghost’s job to make you feel better for blowing them up.
“Be clear on Why you send the message first, Artschwager says. “It is not that person’s responsibility to absolve you of the guilt you have or to ease your anxiety.”
Here are nine text messages to send to someone you left in the embarrassment.