How do you feel when you disappoint others
Disappointment is the way you feel after having a sad experience which includes high hopes for some expectations that are not fulfilled. disappointment can come in various forms and sometimes we disappoint others due to circumstances beyond our control and these can lead to them being angry at us. As much as we try to avoid disappointing others, it still happens anyway and we feel we have done the inevitable, especially if we have disappointed a member of our family, friends, clients, acquaintances, co-workers, and people that matter to us.
Our state of mind is very important when dealing with people especially at work with friends, we make some promises which normally will be fulfilled. For some unknown reason, we disappointed them by giving them false hopes and these make you really angry at yourself. The fact that we disappointed others make us feel bad. When we think of it, the cost of disappointing others is very high and we feel disappointed when our goals and purpose for others are not fulfilled.
It is always a good thing to try as much as possible to correct whatever caused the disappointment in the first place, it will be a good thing to try as much as possible to understand why your friends, family, clients are not happy with you and why you disappointed them. You need to learn and understand why you disappointed the people who matter so much to you.
Disappointment to others can come in various dimensions, but how to address it is what is most important. You can be very angry at yourself, especially if your reason for the disappointment is irrelevant and this can lead to some emotions. The best thing to do when you realized that you have disappointed someone is to apologize and let them know how sorry you are.
Sometimes we have the feeling that we have become a bad person by not keeping to our word and by disappointing people who are important to us. There are some things that you will need to do to make people you have disappointed feel justified and happy.
You need to apologize for your actions
Be responsible for your action
Don’t keep away from people you have disappointed but try to make amends
Let them know the reason for the disappointment and make them realize it will not happen again
Let them realize the importance of the relationship you have with them.
Give some space so that your friends and acquaintances can process the disappointment.
Make them realize that you care, that it was just a mistake which will not repeat itself again.