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Without knowing what you said and without knowing what prompted you saying it - you apparently regret it deeply. Your grandaughter is disappointed as well. And from your post, this seems like you need a "make up" time. 

 

Without the details it seems appropriate for you to be the grownup and initiate the face to face apology session in a loving way. Maybe she will understand that even grandparents make mistakes and you were maybe tired or stressed, but you didn't mean anything harsh or unloving toward her. 

 

Be sure to tell her you still love her and you will try hard not to say harsh things to her again. If you were disappointed in her behavior of some kind, be sure to GENTLY explain what in her behavior prompted you to say this. But do not make it sound like it's her fault.

 

An unresolved personal conflict can haunt the two of you for a long time. 

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I said something to my 10 yr old grand daughter that hurt her feelings and made her cry. I am sooo ASHAMED. What can I do now? I am her Grand Dad and I adore her. PLEASE HELP!!!!

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