I am always talking about the upsides of being an empath and contradicting the idea that being an empath is inherently a curse, however to have a balanced discussion we also need to look at the dark side of empaths.
Being an empath can be both a blessing and a curse, it totally depends on the individual and the relationship they have with their sensitivity.
Growing up in this world as an empath can be extremely difficult, not only do we face being called “too sensitive” but we aren’t given the tools to work with that sensitivity.
Therefore the only other option is to become cold and callous. When you can feel, absorb and embody all of the emotions around you, hardheartedness can act as a defense mechanism. It can seem a logical choice to close yourself off from the world.
In this post we’re going to talk about that dark side and how to navigate it, because the chances are we have all been there at one point![Read more…] about The Dark Side of Empaths