Admitting You Are Wrong

Nicole Higginbotham-Hogue
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Sometimes you get in arguments with other people, and it can become clear that though you might have gone in with the right intentions, you are wrong. So, how do you deal with this? Do you keep arguing to prove your point even though you know that it isn't actually in the best interest of you or the other person, or should you admit your fault?

Though the answer to this question might be different for everyone, it can be important to admit that you are wrong if you find that to be the case. Though this might mean that you lose an argument, it might also mean that you maintain peace between the individual that you are arguing with. It also can show that you are strong enough to admit when you aren't right and openminded enough to consider other options.

We all have times when we aren't right but furthering an argument when you know that you are in the wrong can cause deep division between you and the other person. It may also cause conflict with other individuals in your life. Therefore, it might be better to be honest and admit your fault, so the two of you can move on.

It is difficult to say that you were on the wrong side of the argument, and it can be a big blow to your ego to admit your faults. However, doing this may also allow you to grow, and sometimes the biggest problems that we have are solved by admitting one's faults and learning to compromise.

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Nicole Higginbotham-Hogue writes lifestyle articles.

Omaha, NE

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