Navigating being an empath is difficult enough on its own, let alone bringing that heightened sensitivity into relationships – specifically romantic ones. If you’re an empath and find maintaining relationships draining or difficult, this is the post for you.
Today I want to talk about the different types of empaths in relationships, the pluses and minuses of each, and the specific blockages that show up for us time and time again.
Being an empath can be a difficult thing to navigate because it is often triggered by negative circumstances in our childhood. Our empathy becomes like a defense mechanism which we use to read our environment and interact with the people around us.
When we go into a relationship we have to be aware of how our heightened sensitivity can be both a positive or negative addition to a relationship. We can either be so ungrounded in our gifts that the cause problems for the other person, or take on too much and burnout.[Read more…] about 5 Types of Empaths in Relationships