100+ Sorry Messages for Friend: Repairing the Rift


A guy in the United States set the record for the longest apology when he apologized for 12 hours and 23 minutes. He felt terrible about the pranks he’d pulled on his pals and wanted to make things right. 🥴

But you don’t have to do that. Instead, what you can do to apologize to your friend is send them one of these messages, and I am pretty sure they’ll forgive you unless what you did was unforgivable because then these won’t come in handy🤷. 

But take a look until then and save the best for when you do something wrong to your friend in the future⤵️.

Short Sorry Messages for Friend 

Apologizing doesn’t make you weaker as a person. In fact, it shows how grown up you are to admit you were wrong and say you’re sorry💪. 

If you need to apologize to someone, don’t be embarrassed to use any of these texts.⤵️

I should care more about our friendship. I’m sorry about everything, man. 

I apologize for not being open-minded. I’m going to start trying to be a good listener from now onwards.

I sincerely apologize for not respecting your personal space. I did something wrong.

I care most about our friendship, and I’m sorry I let you down. Let me make it up to you, please.

I’m not a good friend, but you’re everything I’m not. Can I ask for your forgiveness one more time?

You deserve a good friend who is as good as you are, and I’ll try to be that person. I’m sorry, please.

Sorry, I’m never there when you need someone to cry on. I want that shoulder to be me. GIVE ME ONE LAST CHANCE!

I’m sorry I’m not the most helpful friend out there. I’ll put some effort into improving it. 

Yes, the other day, I was more of a demotivator. I’m really sorry, and please give me a chance.

I’m sorry that I didn’t care more about your problems the other day. I felt super guilty.

I’m sorry for making you feel like you didn’t matter. You are such an important friend, and I promise to treat you with the respect you deserve.

I’m sorry for not being more patient. You can go at your own speed, and I’ll be more patient with you.

I’m sorry for not being a better friend. You’re a really great person, and I’ll try to be the friend you deserve.

I’m sorry I wasn’t truthful with you. You deserve to know the truth, and I promise to be more honest from now on.

I miss being friends with you, and I’m sorry for making mistakes. Let me make it up to you, please.

I’m sorry that I’ve been so far away recently. You deserve a better friend, and I’ll try to be one from now on.

I really regret acting in the manner that I did. I didn’t know what was going on in my mind. Sorry!

I sincerely apologize for the error that I’ve made. I promise to pay more attention to the little things from now on.

I am sorry for the terrible wrong I have done to you; I am aware that I have messed up. 

I am sorry, man. I never had any intention of causing you any harm, and it is the very last thing I would ever want to do. 

I sincerely apologize for the utter nonsense that I just sprouted. I had no idea that I would make you feel the way that I did. I apologize like crazy.

After giving it some thought, I’ve come to the conclusion that it was my fault. I am very sorry for any pain or stress that I may have given you.

I want to apologize for what I said and did before; I was completely out of line.

I feel terrible about what I’ve done, and I want to put things right.

I am sorry for taking that tone with you. I shouldn’t have. Please forgive me if you can.

Sorry I didn’t respect your boundaries the other day. I was an extremely idiotic person to do that.

I know I wasn’t very patient while talking things out. I will keep it in mind to be more patient next time. I am really sorry.

I want to make things right with you because I appreciate our relationship and am sorry for any sorrow I may have given you.

I am sorry that I have not been honest with you, and I see that I should have spoken with you more effectively.

I was defensive instead of accepting responsibility. I won’t repeat this. I’m sorry. 

I understand that what I did was horrible, or at least I do now. I’m very, very sorry. 

Sorry I wasn’t there when you needed me the most. From now on, I promise to be a more present friend. 

Please be the bigger person you are and let me off the hook for what I did wrong. 

I’m sorry that I’ve made everything so hard for you. I need to be punished.

I’m sorry that I didn’t care about your needs. It was careless of me.

I’m sorry I didn’t understand what was going on and made assumptions. I really hope you’ll forgive me.

I promise, on the altar of God, that you will never again shed a tear because of me. I’m Sorry!

I am not going to let this mistake repeat. I am sorry, bestie. Forgive me.

I’m sorry for yesterday. Can I make it up to you for the one last time?

I apologize if I crossed any lines; I had no ill intent. Can we please start from the start?

Inspirational Sorry Messages for Friend

As we know, to err is human! But there is no harm in saying sorry if you have done something wrong. 😌I have listed below a few inspirational messages for you to say sorry rightly to your best friend. ☞

I am really sorry that I was not able to carry out our plans as originally intended. I had a serious case of fear of missing out, which led to a poor decision on my part. Let’s get together soon, and I’ll try to make up for it.

I feel so bad about what I said. It was very stupid of me, and I feel bad about it. I hope we can stay as tight as we used to.

I am so sorry for being the buddy that has been the most absent ever. It’s just that there are a lot of things happening at the moment, and I sincerely hope that you can forgive me for the wrong that I’ve done.

Because of this, I now see that what I did was the worst possible thing that could have happened. I want to apologize, and I really hope that you can forgive me.

I am sorry that I have made your life so much more difficult than it needed to be because of the problems I created. If it’s at all possible, I’d be grateful if you could forgive me.

I am sorry that I have caused you distress, and I want to make amends as soon as possible. Please allow me the opportunity to demonstrate how remorseful I am for what has happened.

I’m sorry, but I screwed up. Please accept my apologies for it. It seems to me that the only way for there to be harmony in your life is for there not to be any trace of me there.

I sincerely apologize for the barbs that I have uttered. I apologize for what I’ve done, and I really hope that you will find it in your heart to forgive me.

I never intended to make you feel any pain, and I am very sorry for anything that I have done to you. I really hope that you are able to find it within yourself to forgive me.

I am fully aware of my error, and I sincerely apologize. My dear buddy, I am sorry.

I can’t stop thinking about how much I wounded you, and the thought has been weighing heavily on my mind. I sincerely apologize for any remarks or acts that have offended you.

I sincerely apologize for any discomfort that I may have given you since it was never my intention to do you any harm. You have my utmost respect, and I really hope that we can put this matter in the past.

I am sorry from the bottom of my heart for my behavior; I am aware that it was inappropriate. Please forgive me so that the two of us can go on like the old times..

I am very sorry for the pain I have caused you. If only I could change the past, I would not have done what I did. Please understand that I place a high value on our relationship and will do all my power to set things right between us.

I sincerely apologize for all that I’ve done wrong. I have second thoughts about doing it now. Tell me what I need to do to make things right between us, and I’ll do it.

I’m sorry to say that I haven’t been the most reliable buddy recently; please accept my apologies. I want to make amends with you and demonstrate to you how much I value our relationship. Let’s get together again soon and create some brand new memories with each other.

Hey! I sincerely apologize for whatever I have ever done to you. Could you kindly forgive me just like you always have? 

The two of us have always been the ultimate best friend duo. I know I messed up, but I also know that you’ll forgive me like you always have.

Funny Sorry Messages for Friend

It’s never a bad idea to apologize and make it funny at the same time😬. Don’t worry if you don’t have a good sense of humor🤣. If you’ve hurt your best friend, use these funny messages to say you’re sorry.🤡

Sorry, I behaved like a clown, but am I not the clown of your life? How can you not forgive your personal clown?

Sorry, my friend, for embarrassing you at the party; consider it a friendship malfunction and forgive me.

I am a literal human disaster. I am so sorry; let’s continue to remain beast friends. I meant best friends.

I’m sorry for the recent mental lapse. I assure you this is only a hiccup in the system.

I apologize for embarrassing you in front of others but rest assured, and I want to continue doing so. I am not apologizing, or am I? Guess you’ll never know.

I sincerely apologize for my lack of common sense. I don’t have common sense, which is a valid excuse. 

I’m sorry if my words caused any harm. Learn to accept it. This will continue to occur.

I’m sorry for my monumental blunder. Next time, I swear, I’ll do better than average.

I truly ‘messed’ up this time, and I apologize. I promise to truly ‘screw’ up the next time. 

Sorry Messages for the Colleagues

-If you think I was perfect and can’t make mistakes, then I am sorry to burst your bubble because I did not recommend you for the senior sales executive position. Please accept my apology.

-Well life gave me many opportunities to right my wrongs but I have left them mid-way as well. So I can’t do the same with you because I can’t afford to lose my friend. I am sorry, pal.

-Don’t think that me apologizing to you is a selfless gesture because I am doing that to get rid of the guilt I have caused myself by lying to you. Please forgive and spare me from mental exhaustion.

-The best way to make an apology to a colleague is to look them in the eye and bare your heart. But as an introvert, I am going to say sorry via this note. I hope you can forgive me.

-I have been working in the corporate sector for years now, and I haven’t made a friend like you. So it pains me to realize that I have hurt you in some way. I am really sorry about that mate.

-Well, I just won the idiot of the year award which by the way I gave it to myself for having to miss your exquisite housewarming party. I am sorry and I swear I will never forget your invitation.

-Dear guardian angel at the office, I am sorry that I have been preoccupied with my wedding preparations. I really miss our lunch break gossip. Please accept my apology gal pal.

-The day was Wednesday and I was extremely nervous regarding my first sales pitch. Later I realized that I can be rude to people when I am nervous. So please forgive me if you can.

-Honestly, I thought I was a saint for not making any mistakes in the workplace but the Monday blues have caused me to be that repelling person to you. Monday and I apologize for that.

-Nobody is perfect and hence we make mistakes like forgetting to go out on a Saturday night with my colleague slash best friend. I apologize for being an idiot.

-I hope you know that whatever I did, I did it to get us this deal. I am really sorry that I got us an almost impossible task ahead. I swear from now on I’ll never talk to the client alone.

-I had a tough week and I am really sorry for my lackadaisical approach towards a project that you have been working on very hard for months. Please accept my apology and I promise I’d be better.

Lovely collection of inspirational Best Sorry Messages for Employees to share with your friends, colleagues, boss to wish them all in an inspiring way.

-I admit that sometimes I do have the tendency to take things for granted but I’d never thought that you’d be at the receiving end. I can only ask you to forgive me for that buddy.

-You know I read somewhere that fights in friendships can only make the bond stronger so let me take full responsibility for our future fights because I am the one who makes the mistakes first. Sorry.

-Life has its own way to make us realize our wrongs and this time it was my son who made me see my fault here. I am grateful to have someone like you in my life so please forgive me, buddy.

-You are almost a saint-like person in my life and I know that you will eventually ignore my negligence towards other people’s feelings. But I can’t let it go this time without you accepting my apology.

-Believe me it’s not in my nature to be ignorant towards my peers, friends, and colleagues. It’s just that I have been busy with a new project of my own. I hope you can understand and forgive me.

-You are an extremely hard-working co-worker and I am really sorry to question your methods during the meeting. I am sure you will come up with exciting new ways to harness this deal.

-It might surprise you that I am really passionate about cooking so whenever I take part in a cuisine conversation, I tend to go overboard. I am sorry if I have offended you with my words.

-I hate to be the bearer of bad news but our boss has decided to delay our new advertising app idea. Sorry buddy, I knew how hard you have been working on it.

-After what I did I can’t face you so please forgive me for missing the deadline of the project (name) once again. It’s just that I have caught with my graduate studies. Sorry for letting you down.

-Please accept my deepest apologies from the bottom of my heart as I have exceeded my stupidity of missing your son’s baptism ceremony. I am sure it was a lovely religious affair.

-Dear (Name), I know you are new to the office norms and it was very unethical of me to call on your mistakes amidst the presence of everyone. Please forgive me for my gigantic screw-up.

-Do you know I have taken up a lot of humility from you so let me be the bigger person for a change and apologize to you for coming late to the meeting headed by you. 

-This time I swear I didn’t just forget to come to your anniversary party. Actually, I had already booked a flight ticket on the same day to meet my parents. Sorry, brother.

-I am really sorry that I have missed your rehearsal dinner. I was so fortunate to be included in your family. I hope you can forgive me and my upset stomach.

-Dear (Name), I tend to go overboard when I celebrate. So I apologize to you for forcing you to dance with us even though you looked uncomfortable while doing the moonwalk.

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