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Being An Empath

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Hi friends. It's the Monday after spring break and I am ready for winter to end and spring to begin (one more day). So today's topic is something that I (very) recently discovered about myself. I have always been in tune with other people's emotions. I can't watch violence on TV or in movies because I feel like what's happening to the people in the movies is also happening to me if you know what I mean. I feel other people's pain, sometimes more deeply than my own. If someone around me is upset, I am automatically upset, which I try to offset with some kind of humorous comment. I've dealt with all of this my whole life, and until recently, I didn't know what it all meant. One day, I started looking up things like "why do I feel other people's pain" and "why can't I watch violence on TV" and "why do I feel emotions so deeply". All of these yielded one result: an article about being an empath. I took a quiz on whether…