The insidious phrase of "I'm sorry" has become way too ingrained in women's vocabulary and is more often blurted out from the subconscious as opposed to being stated with an intention arising from actually needing to apologize.
I either believed myself unworthy of partnership or that men don't want it, so by being the cool girl, I must be more desirable. I can tell you that outlook is not working for me. If I desire partnership, I have to demand it, just like with anything I want in this world. #iownit