This seems to imply that feeling is a bad thing, but being
sensitive is an indication that you are still connected to the
heart of the human experience.
In a world growing continuously more desensitized, we are need
of sensitivity. So, if someone tells you this, take it as a
compliment. Being sensitive is a gift.
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One of the key traits of an empath is being able to sniff out a
Because empaths hone such deep understanding toward human
nature, they see lying as absolutely unnecessary. Lying will strike
an empath right in the heart.
Empaths are mostly unable to read or view negative images and
forget about them. They soon want to avoid the news or stories of
heartbreak at all costs.
One of the unusual traits of an empath is their amphibious
naturethey are both introverts and extroverts.
However, while they absorb energy from a crowd, their
sensitivity toward the ebb of flow of emotions will leave them
exhausted after being around so many people.
Your true sense of happiness occurs when you feel that you are
being in some way a service for another human.
When someone needs someone, an empath is the person who will
drop what he or she is doing and rush to help. When push comes to
shove, an empath will be there.
Empaths react differently to stimulants like caffeine, which
tends to increase anxiety or agitation. Similarly, empaths will
often react adversely to medications, and thus, avoid using
In other words, empaths are raw and painstakingly honest. They
see no reason to put on a false front. Empaths embrace who they
arethe good and the bad.
They accept the bad as a work in progress. Because of such deep
self-insight, empaths epitomize true friendship.
Empaths are deeply connected to those who they care about, and
they care about everyone. So, when someone is going through a rough
patch in lifefrom a break-up to major dental workempaths experience
the pain too.
Pets don't exist to empaths, as "pet" implies ownership. Rather,
for the empath, animals are family.
Places like pet stores and zoos will deeply disturb the empath
because animals should be free and not shoved in cages to be gawked
Carrying the weight of others' emotions and pain, joy and
happiness takes a toll on the empath.
For the lucky empaths, knowing how to process and let go of the
daily weight will be an accomplishment, though, still
For other empaths,...