This is good advice for an apology for any important relationship. I particularly liked the suggestion to be specific about what you are apologizing for. Not saying "for anything I've ever said or done". I received an "apology" worded this way recently. It was NOT a sincere apology and I did not believe it for one second! Nice try. They were just words. Very disrespectful (and stupid) of you to think I'd fall for it.
Everything I say comes out all wrong and I'm not trying to sound like this, I just don't know how I'm supposed to communicate and I'm sorry and I hate myself and I try to change, I really do, but I just keep messing up.
I remember talking to you and saying ive never seen you before and your like actually we smoked together once. I knew I wanted to get to know you but i was shy. I now remember that day and everything we talked about. But then I was not attracted to you bc of your long beard. I am sorry. Bc now id love you no matter what. But it took you talking to me again to make me realize that