The Perfect Apology Letter To A Boyfriend

Writing an apology letter to your boyfriend can be difficult. You're not sure where to start or what to say. Get tips and guidelines, and get inspired by the sample letters below. They're written by others who brought pen to paper in order show their boyfriends how sorry they are.

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Saying sorry to your boyfriend can be hard because there's so much on the line. It doesn't matter how you hurt him, if you were caught lying or cheating, were mean, feeling insecure or were rude, you need to acknowledge the hurt and take full responsibility.

When intimate relationships are involved, feelings of regret can sometimes be overwhelming.

How to write an apology letter to a boyfriend

1. Start your letter by validating his feelings and acknowledging his hurt.

2. Tell him how sorry you are and how important it is for you to fix things.

3. Be honest. Tell him how important he is in your life.

4. Take full responsibility and ask him for forgiveness.

5. Promise that it won't happen again and find a way to prove it.

Apology Letters to Boyfriends Written By Others

Get inspired by how these writers said sorry to their boyfriends. Or, post your own online apology.

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Forgiveness in a Little While 
Dear S.... I wrestled for a long time in deciding whether to send this to you at all. How long has it been since we last spoke or met? 7 months? I think …

I’m Sorry for Monday my Love  
Dennis, I am so so sorry for Monday. It was never supposed to go that way. You were never supposed to get hurt. I would take back that night in an …

Broken Pieces  
Dear Anthony, before I go on I hope that one day you will read this apology letter. When I first met you I was only 19 and you were 21. I am now 28 and …

I'm Sorry, An Apology Letter From Your Girlfriend 
I'm sorry I am constantly fighting everything. Right now, it feels like I am in a never-ending battle with myself. All I want is to be the perfect …

A Letter To My Ex-Boyfriend 
Dear A... It's been over a year now. I should be over you. I shouldn't still love you. I should hate you. I should want nothing to do with you. But, I …

A Love That I Ruined ..  
To 'N' (my love) ... I can't begin to tell you how sorry I am for what happened between us. I miss you and I miss what we had so much and it hurts me to …

Regret, Guilt and I'm Sorry 
I will never let you go and find it difficult to even know where to begin. So I'll just list it all. I'm sorry for taking so much and never giving. …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 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 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 …

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 …

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In the sample letters above, we can see some of the passion and devotion found in traditional love letters. That's because when it comes to boyfriends, relationships and saying sorry, emotions come into play

The key is in not allowing your emotions to overrun your apology and make it less effective.

Post an Online Apology

Need more help? Learn what needs to be included in a heartfelt apology.

While others have chosen to go with gifts and ideas found on our romantic apologies page, others simply choose to write a sincere apology letter to their boyfriends.

Learn other creative ways to say sorry and apologize.