The Downside of EMPATHY

When a person practices empathy for so long, it becomes part of you. No longer do you try to put your self in another persons position in life. You literally become a part of it.

A friend has cancer, I can feel the fear. A family member dies, a part of me dies with them.

a part of me died

The bright side is it’s not always pain. Share their joy, experience the laughter and be there for the good and the bad. Show up – all the time.

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