Originally Posted by CWMI
I told him to stop apologizing and get to a point where he just isn't a jerk to me. Apologizing and then being a jerk again is not an apology, it's empty appeasement.

Look, I get it. Wife beaters apologize all the time.

However, the guy extended an olive branch, and you smacked his hand for it.

How about accepting the apology, and requesting that he continue to work on himself?

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