Oh no, you’ve forgotten someone’s birthday! Don’t panic though. It’s not the end of the world. With a little bit of schmoozing and a well timed and written belated birthday message you can get away with it. Read on to find what to do and what to say to avoid embarrassment.
A good, and probably the best way to solve this problem is to send a belated birthday card. There are cards designed specifically for this issue.
The next step is to think of the correct words to put in your card that conveys your apologies appropriately.
Knowing the person you are sending the card to is important here as it will influence the type of message you write. Are they the type of person who will see the funny side? If so then go with something humourous. Are they likely to have been upset you missed their birthday? They will need a message showing your sorrow. Considering their personality and how they will react is key in knowing what to say.
But, assuming you are struggling with what to write, then have a look at some of the belated birthday wishes below and we are sure you will find one that is perfect. Whatever you go with in the end the birthday boy or girl will appreciate you seeing your mistake, admitting it and trying to make amends.
So now you can send your belated birthday wishes to anyone who’s big day you’ve forgotten. Just next time try to remember it!