Empaths and narcissists. It’s one of the most toxic, yet one of the most common relationship pairings empaths wind up in. Whether it’s a romantic, professional, or insert any other type of relationship, empaths are very likely at some point in their lives to wind up in a partnership with a narcissist. Why is this, why is it so toxic and most importantly, what can you do about it? Let’s find out, shall we?
Are empaths born or made? An interesting question!
Here at the Modern Empath, we talk a lot about how to get empathy under control when one first realizes they’re an empath. This is mainly because in the beginning, it is a difficult and overwhelming thing to learn how to deal with. But what does it mean when I say “in the beginning”? If someone realizes they’re an empath as an adult, does that mean they just suddenly blossomed and became an empath? Or have they always been an empath and just didn’t know it? [Read more…]
Empath vs. HSP. The age old debate. If you’ve been doing any sort of research on empathy, you may have stumbled upon the term HSP at some point or another. I’m all about words and definitions, so let’s go over what this acronym means, shall we? [Read more…]
If you’ve been doing any research on the topic of empathy, you may have stumbled upon the term “empowered empath” or “skilled empath” at some point or another. I know I sure did when I first started my own personal research on this topic. It seemed like such an illustrious thing, some gleaming, wonderful way of being that would mean never having to feel the emotions of others again. But then I found myself wondering; what exactly IS an empowered empath? [Read more…]
You’ve heard of the term “empath” and it resonates with you. You now may find yourself wondering whether or not you’re actually an empath yourself. While being an empath can manifest in many ways and can be different for everybody, there are some pretty common traits that empaths frequently share. Check out our empath quiz to see whether or not you actually are an empath.
And remember, no cheating allowed! 😉 [Read more…]