Dear Donald: Where Is Your Empathy?

Dear Donald: Where Is Your Empathy?

Donald, here is the definition of empathy in case you hadn’t heard of it before: From Merriam-Webster: Definition of empathy 1:  the imaginative projection of a subjective state into an object so that the object appears to be infused with it 2:  the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and […]

empath and empathy

Empathy and the Empath

It was suggested to me by someone that empaths naturally express empathy, so if the person doesn’t feel much empathy, then he or she couldn’t possibly be an empath. I responded with, it depends on what you consider empathy. From his standpoint, it sounded like empathy was more of a response to something, than an awareness […]