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Are empaths real?

It seems trendy for influencers I follow to call themselves empaths. Are they just sensitive, or is that a real thing?
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Sammy Beahan
2020-06-22 19:17:49
2020-06-22 19:17:49

Except for people with certain personality disorders, everyone can feel empathy. Those who claim to be empaths, however, take it to another level entirely. They say they can literally feel what is going on in someone else's body in their own.

It's a pretty extraordinary claim, and as such, it hasn't been conclusively proven, though there are studies that show some people are naturally more empathetic than others. For example, there's a phenomenon called mirror-touch synaesthesia in which someone who sees a person being touched feels that touch on their own skin.

On the whole, though, the levels of empathy empaths purport to possess aren't fully proven.

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dat_ boi
2020-06-25 02:14:08
2020-06-25 02:14:08

An empath is someone who is highly aware of the emotions of those around them, to the point of feeling those emotions themselves. Empaths see the world differently than other people; they’re keenly aware of others, their pain points, and what they need emotionally.

But it’s not just emotions. According to Dr. Judith Orloff, author of The Empath’s Survival Guide, empaths can feel physical pain, too — and can often sense someone’s intentions or where they’re coming from. In other words, empaths seem to pick up on many of the lived experience of those around them.

Many highly sensitive people (HSPs) are also empaths — but there may be a difference between empaths and HSPs. Having a high degree of empathy is just one of the four traits that make someone an HSP, and HSPs are sensitive to many kinds of stimuli, in addition to emotions. It’s likely that most empaths are highly sensitive, but not all highly sensitive people are necessarily empaths.

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Shelby Huntt
2020-06-25 00:56:25
2020-06-25 00:56:25

Google said "How much empathy we feel is on a scale, and some people feel it more intensely than others. People very high up on the scale are known as empaths, and they take it to the next level. “An empath is an emotional sponge,” Judith Orloff, psychiatrist and author of The Empath's Survival Guide, told Business Insider."

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2020-06-25 06:44:49
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