Apology Love Letters

When it comes to love and marriage, a heartfelt letter of apology will often share the passion and qualities found in traditional love letters. Saying sorry to your girlfriend, boyfriend, husband or wife is never easy because there's so much at stake.
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When passion is involved, your feelings of regret and remorse reach a whole new level, taking what's already a difficult time and adding LOVE into the mix—an emotion that can be difficult to deal with even at the best of times.

Apology Letters of Love Written By Others

Get inspired by these apology letters to a girlfriend, boyfriend, husband and wife, lovers, spouses and partners. Or, post your own online apology love letter.


An Apology Love Letter to Tala 
To My Dearest, It's been a while, months have gone by and still.. it all seems like it was yesterday. I remember the days we spent in the mountains, …

My Deepest Regret 
Time and time again, being in love could seem so simple and come so smoothly. But to lose someone who you looked on to as your other half is the most …

A Letter to Julie from her miserable husband Matthew 
I can never begin to make up for the way I have treated you. I know that the anguish and anger I see in your eyes is caused by me. You are a perfect match …

Apology Letter to Helen from Your Transgender Ex 
Helen, I'm sorry for everything. I'm sorry for hurting you. I'm sorry for every time you told me you loved me and I never said it back. I'm sorry for …

Apology Letter To the One I Love 
To The One I Love, I hope that you have been doing well. I write this not to beg for you. I am not trying to win you back or even change your heart. …

Sorry For Being Pushy 
Dear Mt, I realize I cant imagine all the stress you have been going through between work, school, myself, and others. I don’t want to be selfish and …

My Back Handed Apology Letter, for the End of My 25 Year Marriage 
My Dearest Ed, Husband of 25 years I am not going to apologize for anything I have said or done during our breakup. You have been a horrible man, trying …

I’m Hurting 
We were so innocent, our love was so strong we could never be separated. You had my heart, I had yours, we smiled laughed and just had fun. Everything …

Apology Letter to Dylan 
Dear Dylan...Before I pour out my entire heart and soul out into this letter, I want to let you know that you are the love of my life. Without you, …

Not Another Throw Around Apology 
Kelvin, Where to start? I honestly have no clue. This is the hardest and toughest apology I've ever had to think of because I was just so awful too …

I'm sorry, I love you, I'm stupid 
Sorry.... I really don't want to leave, I don't really want to go without talking to you, hugging you, kissing you.. I don't really want to leave beside …

Big Regrets in Love and Life 
Where I do I begin. I guess from the start. I know it doesn't seem that way but I never meant to hurt you never meant for things to go the way they did. …

A lost Mother & Wife's Apology 
My husband, You and I had another fight...something stupid again and you just got home from work when I was asking you questions about our house that …

A Mountain Morning's Regret 
Dear J, If only there was a verbal eraser for the things I said that morning. I really wasn't upset by your work, I was upset by something that's …

Apology Letter of Love & Pain From Your Wife 
When someone dies it is difficult to express sympathy, especially when it is someone you have not been close to or have been estranged from for quite sometime. …

I am sorry for slapping you. 
My dear husband, Since we have separated I have prayed every single day for a reconciliation. After you cheated on me a third time with a third …

Cheated on Him While Pregnant 
I cheated on him by flirting with another man. He caught me because that guy was one of his friends and he let him borrow his phone to use and he was logged …

Stepping All Over a Kindness . . .  
After four decades passed since I last saw an old flame, out of the blue he contacted me via the internet through my website. It was wonderful to …

As If A Death Has Occured 
Through out the years of course there have been trials and tribulations. We have each had to learn about one another, learn about ourselves, and also …

Love & Apologies 
That old famous line "Love is never having to say your sorry" from the movie Love Story couldn't be more wrong. Apologizing to those you love is more …

To My Love (after our biggest fight ever) 
Chris, These words can't undo the dry heaves & long night lying awake & the tears, dry mouth, shaking hands, and queasy stomach that you had to endure …

Never My Heart Will Change 
August 20,2011...a few days before our anniversary... Dear Dhie, I was thinking of another way to show you my sincerity. I am trying this one out …

I Need You My Love... 
When you write a romantic poem, or sing a song about love, it's a well known fact that if you can think of someone, dedicate it to them, it comes out with …

My Apology --Always and Forever 
Dear Michele... I hope you read this. I hope everyone reads this. Because the whole world should know how much pain, hurt, how much I love you and how …

Apology to Karen 
Dear Karen, I want you know just how sorry I am for what I did to you after our break up. For the treatment I subjected you to, and for creating in …

I'm Sorry. So Sorry Baby for the Way I Made you Feel! 
Baby, you mean the world to me, and having you upset is the very last place I ever want to be! Without the light you bring into my eyes, I think I'd …

I Am Sorry For All My Mistakes :'( 
As I lay here in my bed recalling all that I've learned, I am thinking about all that you and I have experienced and been through together (good and bad) …

I'm Sorry for Hurting You <3 
I'm writing this message cause I feel really bad, thinking about the way I hurt you makes me really sad. I'm sorry for all the hurt I've caused you …

That One Special Girl 
There's always that one girl that you will never forget. The one girl that will have your heart forever. That one girl that could make you smile on the …

Regrets and Apologies My Love 
I'm sorry that we didn't work out, which was a shame because we really "got" each other. I'm sorry that we'll never get married and have kids together. …

Je T'aime... Je Suis Desoler! 
Il n'y a pas de mots pour te dire a quel point je suis desoler pour ce que j'ai fait. Au plus profond de moi, je me suis senti briser quand tu m'a regetter …

I Am So Very Sorry My Love 
Dear Jason, Words cannot express the amount of regret and sadness I have toward the way I had taken you for granted and blinded myself from experiencing …

I'm The One Ya Hear About 
I wouldn't call this a GREAT apology story, but it is important and needs to be heard. This is one for the record books! It's embarrassing, humiliating, …

Forever Sorry 
I have been cheating on my husband off and on for 6 years. I can say without doubt that the affair is over, but there is a long road ahead of me to repentance, …

Apology to my Husband 
I regretfully, cheated on my husband and I feel so incredibly bad about it. I want to put our family (we have two little ones) back together. I have …

Rude Words 
My boyfriend and I just had a fight last week and it was not yet fixed up. We had an argument. Then I tried to talk to him by phone but it just grew bigger. …

Young Love 
Hello..yes.."young love". I know what you're thinking, how old is she? Yes, I'm young but deeply in love and we just got into a huge fight over a little …

My Apology to Her 
I miss my Ex-Girlfriend, I broke up with her earlier in the year because i was lost with football and school and friends and the whole deal. It was the …

Apology Letter to My Ex-Girlfriend 
Peyton... I don’t know what to say other than that I am so sorry, I truly am sorry. I cannot stop thinking about all of the pain that I have caused …

An Apology To The Love Of A Lifetime.... 
To the love of my life, If I had the ability to turn back time and take back everything that happened I would do it in a flash and never think that …

I Will Never Give Up On Us, I'm Sorry 
Where do I even begin?...I met you online a year ago around this time. So much has changed in the last year; especially me moving all the way to NC from …

Apology to my Wife, I'm Sorry - Your Husband 
Sonya... I know no amount words could express how truly sorry I am and how much regret I feel. I do not know how I could have been so foolish and for so …

You and I - A Love Letter For Forgiveness 
We have shared four great years together. We have had our issues but always manage to stay strong for each other. I don't want for any disagreement, …

A letter To My First Love 
We were 16 when we first laid eyes, I never met someone like you before and afterwards. I was in love right then and there; I knew I could never escape …

Sorry From Your Undeserving Husband 
I can’t remember the last time I wrote you a true love letter, from the heart that flowed easily. It seemed so easy at first, but it seemed to get harder …

Love of my Life Jason P 
My Darling Jason, I'm writing this message because I cannot live with the way I hurt you. I never thought I would ever tell you the truth or explain …

A heartfelt apology letter. I miss you, my love. 
I never want you to feel this pain again. I miss you, my love Savannah... I am writing you this because you deserve a real apology. I knew from the …

Letter to Kyvone, I'm sorry 
To the guy I hurt foolishly with painful regret... Dear Kyvone, Since our split-up I have realized what I had done, what I had said, and what I …

Apology Letter to an Abusive Husband 
To my Husband RJ , I expect my words to be ignored and ridiculed. I expect my deepest feelings to be unimportant. I know what I say means nothing. Even …

An Apology Letter to My Ex 
It started out with missing you. The distance was hard. Not at first, but as the years went on, I developed feelings for others. I wouldn’t call them feelings, …

An Apology Letter to the Love of My Life 
It's 2am and I am in bed thinking about you, again. I'm thinking about what we could have been. Before I pour out my entire heart and soul to you, …

Brook's Apology Letter to Christy  
My Dearest Love, My Christy, I feel that an apology is simply not enough to make up for what I put you through during the last year of what is now our …

Apology Letter to Sal 
Dear Sal, AKA (Babe, chiquito, Daddy, Ma sexy beast, Mi Papi) I feel so terrible and don't even know where to start. I guess I'll start with how I ended …

An Apology Letter to My Love, Samantha  
Samantha, I'm really sorry. I've made you feel like you weren't good enough and that what you did wasn't good enough--and I didn't show appreciation. I …

Apology Love Letters and Taking Responsibility 
Below are two different letters of apology submitted by our readers. In both cases, the writers take responsibility for their actions and the problems …

I'm so sorry if I leave you hanging 
Dear Paul, We're still together now but I'm thinking of breaking up with you. I have a lot of issues and it seems that you don't care anymore. I …

An Apology Letter to My Wife 
Melanie, I am so sorry for they way I have been behaving lately. I just have so much doubt in everything. You have always been the constant in my life, …

Sorry Will Never Be Enough 
Here are two letters of apology from our readers on being sorry for something we've done or didn't do. When it comes to personal relationships, we often …

Light of my life 
For E., she knows. You are the woman who made me smile when I forgot how to. I fell in love with your mind, that's what did it and also how you could …

I Never Wanted To Hurt You 
It's 1am and I am in bed thinking about you, again. I'm thinking about what we could of been if I didn't make that silly mistake. I wish I chose you over …

Regrets, Love and Relationships 
Regret is often found in love, romance and relationships. We may regret choices we've made, words we've used or even actions we've taken (or not taken) …

Happy For Our Past. Sorry For Our Future. 
To Ajay, the guy I could never have and maybe never will.. I am sorry for any hurt I have caused you, I am sorry for anything I might have said. I didn't …

I wanna be perfect for you. 
X, I'm sorry that once again I made you feel as if I didn't care about us anymore. I know I fell asleep on you last night but there's more to that rather …

Never ending sinking heart... 
My dearest Andrew, In our 8 years of marriage I have continuously let you down, let our family down, and let myself down. I am ashamed of the way I …

I took too long to tell you how I feel 
Dear Joe... The reason I broke things off with you last year was because I didn't think you would ever marry me and I had lost faith in our love. …

My love for all time  
Wesley, I know its almost 3 yrs since you died. My mind is never far from you. Oh how I wish to feel your touch and the warmth of your love. You don't …

Sorry Nicole 
Nicole I know you will probably never read this, but I am so sorry for the way I was. When you left it left me broken beyond belief, and here, three months …

I am sorry John, 
Dear John, I know you will probably never see this, but if you were to one day see this I want you to know this, and I didn't have the courage to text …

I'm sorry for the way I handled my hurt feelings 
Dear Tommy, Not a day goes by that I don't regret waiting too long to tell you that my feelings were hurt, only for them to come out in an awkward mess …

Apology Letter to My Best Friend and Lover 
To my best friend ever, the best lover ever, my best everything ever. I'm so sorry for fighting with you for so long. You have been more than patient, …

I Screwed Up... I'm Sorry. 
To my love, This is my first time doing this so here it goes. I'm sorry for everything that I have put you through this past week. The fighting, yelling, …

From Thumper, Please Forgive Me. 
Babe, if I never wronged you I would still find a reason to apologize. But this time I can't even believe myself. You have been nothing but wonderful …

Forgive Me Lisa 
Lisa, I do not know if you ever forgave me. I am uncertain if you will ever let me know if you even could. I have not seen you for 3 years. Fitting …

My Apologies JP 
Dear JP, "Sometimes it lasts in love sometimes it hurts instead" .... those song lyrics sum it up perfectly. I never loved anyone quite the way I loved …

A Lover's Apology 
Hey Wes, My Love, My Husband... I know that your in heaven and I miss you so much. It's almost been a year since you have gone. I know that you didn't …

I'm Sorry Melody.... 
It seems I have a knack of handling certain situations wrong or incredibly inappropriately and not putting your feelings first, leading to much heartache …

When Will the Old Dog Learn New Tricks? 
It was probably a Friday night when I was running around trying to get this stupid machine to work while at work and the police officer (it's an emergency …

A Void Deeper than any Abyss - An apology for Bilal 
My dearest, When you needed me to leap without fear, I waited, even hesitated. When you gave me understanding for my fears, I squandered that chance. …

What if..? 
Dear C.T (Where Are You?), I'm posting this so the whole world can see it even though I know you will probably never read it... It's been 4 months …

I Must Not Tell Lies 
Telling my story hurts, not just because it is incredibly embarrassing, but because I've hurt someone really badly. Here it is: My ex and I took …

Love, Regret and So Very Sorry! 
Heather, I know it's been a long time since either of us has made mention of "us". You've moved on, so have I, to a certain extent. But there's a little …

The Lonely Lieutenant In Afghanistan 
It was a cold December Morning Snow was on the ground and I was not the least bit horny Today was the day I had to say goodbye To the woman one …

Words Will Never Suffice 
Words can never express the pain that I feel for making you suffer in vain. Because of my feelings, because of my insecurities, because of my jealousy...you …

We Are All Human 
Pelon... There are not enough words to describe what your good-bye has left me with. This morning, I looked on your side of the closet, to realize that …

I Made a Mistake. I Sincerely Apologise. 
Dear V...I started to write this the Sunday after we arrived in Cairns. I have only just been able to finish it. I can't begin to tell you how sorry …

Forever, Always, Someday, Together. 
Dear Noah, I spent the last hour trying to find a way to show you I really care and that I'm truly sorry. I don't know if publicly announcing it will …

I'm Sorry. I Apologise and I Love You! 
My Love Mooney, There rests no doubt in my mind that you are the best thing i have ever had in my life. You have been a source of energy, inspiration …

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Regardless of whether you're husband and wife, lovers, or girlfriend and boyfriend, when love is involved, writing how sorry you are will inevitably include the passion and devotion of a love letter. The trick is in not letting your emotions weaken your apology or make it less effective.

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As always, a proper apology should include the Science or standards ingredients that we outline on the site. The 'love' aspect should really only come into play in how it's delivered.

While some of our readers find inspiration on our romantic apologies page, these types of apology love letters is an option that many have chosen.

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