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I Am a Empath and I Wish to Meet Others Such As Myself

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    Looking For People Who Want To Change This World In Better

    Hey :) I'm looking for people who want to change this world in better, people who care about others, people who want to give and receive love. The idea is that we all come together and send positive energy to all the people. Anyone out there who wants to help? It doesn't...
    BlueDogAr BlueDogAr 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2013

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    Missing Student

    I just received an email from my college that there is a missing student. She has not been seen on campus since Friday and has communicated through email but not by phone. She is in a class with me and I just have a really uneasy, tight, knotted-up feeling in my gut. A missing...
    AshOshea AshOshea 18-21, F Feb 10, 2013

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    EMPATHS radiate with a magnetic light

    that many can feel and some can see. Literally. Keep shining your beautiful soul that heals in so many ways on a day to day basis.
    yellowroom yellowroom 51-55, F 1 Response May 9

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    I believe that everything is connected to our

    souls age and wisedom. I am an empath and have always been labeled "different" in my family or "over emotional"!! It's took me until almost 30 years old (I'm 29), to realize that being an empath is a blessing. The reason why we are in-tune with how others feel and think is...
    Ashleysmashley Ashleysmashley 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    I have always felt like I took on too much of

    other peoples emotions and let them overwhelm me, to the point where I didn't feel like myself. After having a breakdown last year, I decided to explore the more spiritual side of myself and look deeper into why I couldn't stop people washing over me. I'm fairly new to this...
    PiarnD82 PiarnD82 31-35, F 8 Responses May 29

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    Being An Empath And Unemployed.

    Hello Everyone, This is my first time writing on this site. I just had an experience yesterday, that reminded me of a situation in the past. I was at the welfare office getting onto it. The officer didn't like the way that I was looking for work. I've only found 8 searches last...
    midnightstarr midnightstarr 36-40, F Jun 1, 2010

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    Empath Searching

    I don't even remember when I realized that I was an empath. My mother tells me stories about me getting very distressed when I would hear children crying. This wasn't a situation of me being able to understand that crying meant pain typically, I was just a baby, I have even heard...
    connected13 connected13 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 22, 2009

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    I am finding that this is more common

    than people think. How much is empathy and how much is sympathy? I have always felt other people's emotions more than my own. I tend to attract all kinds of people and they magnetize their emotions on me. This makes it hard for several different situations 1) People who have a...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    It has taken me nearly twenty years to put a

    name with the experiences I have lived with since my 16th birthday. I had no idea what an empath was until recently. I feel emotions and thoughts of people and animals. Usually I must be in close proximity to the person or a personal item to get any input. When I was in school I...
    ThisStarShinesBright ThisStarShinesBright 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Ability

    I have the ability to be able to read peoples feelings like there my own. I can usually tell if they are lying unless they lied to them self and now believe it because they will give off the vibes of telling the trueth even if they are not. It has down sides though like I cant...
    ATLANTIC0CEAN ATLANTIC0CEAN 18-21, M Jun 12, 2013

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    New Discovery

    I have just begun to research what it means to be an empath. From the time I was in preschool I have been a fierce guard and friend of the underdog, have felt other's emotions very deeply, and have struggled with high levels of anxiety. When I was 12 my social anxiety got really...
    AshOshea AshOshea 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2013

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    The Good, the Bad, and the Empath

    I want to do a survey of our specialties. Below is a list that includes, but is not limited to, specialties an empath could specialize in. Hopefully this survey will help us better understand ourselves. LIST: -Shielding/Blocking*The ability to shut out the onslaught of emotions...
    BabyRed BabyRed 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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    What A Day!

    As I'm a new member I'd say most of you probably haven't even seen my name, unless you're a member of the other Empath groups here. I'll start by introducing myself. I'm Aurora, which I go by because many people on other websites (mostly roleplaying sites..) know me under that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 23, 2013

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    Have You Ever Seen The Green Mile? I Feel Like John Coffey...

    I feel that it is my responsiblity to take some form of action if I see someone who is suffering. That is a great chractaristic to have...unless you notice every little piece of human suffering that occurs around you. And it seeps into your body.
    four2eight four2eight 26-30, M 2 Responses May 12, 2011

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    Today

    Today I read about being an empath and decided that is what I am. I am not skilled at turning my empathy "off" an "on" as some websites I've read suggest can be learned. I would like to explore the idea of being more in control of my emphatic trait. Who here shares my goal...
    JackieB329 JackieB329 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    For an EMPATH, sometimes its totally necessary

    to have a good cry...even if you don't know why you are crying. Holding in too much builds anxiety. When released after too long the outcome can be extremely detrimental or severe anxiety attacks may come about.
    yellowroom yellowroom 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    I was just reading an article about the 40

    traits of an Empath. There was one thing that stood out for me. There were others, but there was one thing that was a constant problem with me since the age of 8. I've read that Empaths would rather prefer to be alone so that they can distress. That's me to a tee. Now the...
    midnightstarr midnightstarr 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    Not Story, My Life.

    Well, I'm extremely in-tuned to people. I can sense people's emotions, and almost their thoughts in a sense. I've always been aware of the world closely, since a young girl. I never believed in what I was told, and my mind always wondered, and wanted to know more. I'm just...
    UnfortunateSeeker UnfortunateSeeker 18-21 Dec 15, 2011

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    Vivid Dreams; Same Character In It

    I had a vivid dream where it was the end of the world. I was in a space aged civilization and was told by a young official that the safest place anywhere was my ship and that I better get in it. I had never been in my ship and asked who and how many could go with me. The...
    JackieB329 JackieB329 26-30, F Jul 10, 2012

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    Ummm... Idk

    I honestly do not know if i am empath or not, i am attuned really well to peoples feelings and sometimes thoughts but only sometimes. Its like theres an off switch. Either that or i am really used to it because i dont even notice it sometimes. The only times it hits me when i...
    invisibleTears invisibleTears 16-17, F Jan 8, 2012

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    Fellow Empaths... I Have Something For You

    Hello everyone, I already posted this in the group "I am an Empath" but to those that are not part of that group here you are. I do not spend much time on here as I spend almost all of my internet time on two different social networking sites. The amount of resources and...
    Selkhet Selkhet 22-25 4 Responses Jul 30, 2012

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    Hey :)

    Hey guys this is my first time writing a story. I am glad I found people like me because I recently found out I was an empath. I am 13ish and a few days ago my dad sat me down to talk. I could feel deep down that something was wrong, and I knew my grandma had just died before he...
    thenavyninja thenavyninja 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2011

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    Reaching That Point

    I knew early in my life that I was different. I felt what others didn't. As a young child I became very nauseous when things around me weren't quite right. Certain people to this day cause my solar plexus to ache just by standing in front of me. My friends and family think I...
    astridlockheart astridlockheart 31-35 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    It's Difficult

    Being an empath. It is truly a gift and a curse at the same time. Constantly bombarded with emotive states that are not my own, it's enough to make someone question their own sanity at times. I avoid crowds like the plague, its to much input! I think it's important for us to find...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 25, 2011

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    Met A Few

    We all figure it out in our own time. Some I have met have been aware of their 'gift' most of their lives. Others were aware, but just thought of themselves as different or weird. Some of us know what kind we are, and others of us have touches of many within our grasp...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2009

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    I Can Control It

    I just read ArachangelJohpiel's story (Hiiii, JOPHIEL!) an he states that it's a blessing and a curse by reason that he is constantly bombarded with feelings hat aren't his own. I am an empath, but I can control it. I can choose when and who I receive emotions from. They get mad...
    maddyjean08 maddyjean08 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 18, 2011

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    Hi Everyone

    About 5 to 6 months ago I discovered I had the gift of an empath and a few others and now i'm trying to adjust to the life altering discovery. Honestly I'd hope to meet other people like me one of these days in hopes of just seeing what the experience would be like this site has...
    10Shadow 10Shadow 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2013

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    I Was Never Aware

    My whole life as a child, i was always the girl who "had" to fit in. The girl who had to find her way,but never did. I grew up with a sense of urgency to fix things among others that surrounded me. I grew up with a nature to help.Like any other person i went through phases...
    juztAgurl juztAgurl 18-21 1 Response Sep 28, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Any girls wanna talk? Im bored and curious :)
    Idddaa Idddaa 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    does anyone on here in this group feel like they need to be completely alone because of being an empath? Dealing with others emotions, wants and needs is too much to deal with for...
    sokoari sokoari 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 17

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    The one person I hate more than anyone else is myself. I feel like a freak because of who I am. I wake up everyday as a freak, and feel like a disgrace all day long until I fall...
    griffinlynn1 griffinlynn1 13-15, T 1 hr ago

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    i can go to wales and liv there for ever! that a robot can do my homework... i wish i can speak Japanese i wish i had stright pretty hair i wish that i can keep the rubber modle...
    TheColorfulDino TheColorfulDino 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I want to meet others roleplays, about anything
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I have been cross dressing for a very long time but would like to meet others to chat with locally or just hang out with sometimes
    stephanie4us stephanie4us 41-45, M 7 Responses Sep 11

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    I would love to chat and meet others like me or people I can help in any way so please please please give me a message I want to talk
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    I'm finding sleep where I need it Nothing goes to plan any more Awaiting the day where I can throw off the shackles Needing no more that help that I desire right now Just to even...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    1. I want to get my sight back some day 2. I want everyone to be happy 3. I want cancer to be destroyed 4. I want everyone to be naturally slim, or average. Whichever they...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    I just wish I could be myself. That's all I want
    InternetKid905 InternetKid905 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    I was always called "sensitive" or "you have such a vivid imagination. I could always feel energy, but didn't know what it was. I'm 38 and just now learning I am an empath...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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    I’m new to this forum and have known I’m an Empath for about two months now. I’m still trying to understand it, but the more I read, write and contemplate, the more I feel as...
    holliebee03 holliebee03 18-21, F Sep 18

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    There's a lot of ways to describe the sixth sense, and I've always found that psychic sounds hokey and has a bad rap. (Thanks, John Edwards, you absolute douche.) I can't my...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    Being able to read others, being this sensitive to outside emotions is painful
    Jothic Jothic 22-25, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    But I'm not IN love with myself ;) Seriously, though, what I have learned about loving the person you are is that if you don't, it is awfully hard for someone else to love you...
    shoehorny shoehorny 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    I found this article online about highly sensitive people and their traits. It was a good read, explaining that being so tuned into others is definitely a positive. In a world full...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    Well, it's finally happened, realisation has finally hit, took me so long to come to this conclusion and finally realised this is absolutely the only way to go, and the way to go...
    Dylanj11 Dylanj11 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    Definitely. I truly hate seeing others upset about something. It hurts to see them crying or ready to punch someones lights out. I am always here for anyone who would like to talk...
    AngelicMerrow AngelicMerrow 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Dreams of moments past are just that dreams Yet when they speak to you in volumes repetitively It's hard not to get lost in their meaning and story once more I see many a scenario...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    My mother raised me to be un-naturally aware of my surroundings as a way of keeping myself safe, but what she didn't know was that that for as long as I can remember, I have been...
    NotFirstNotLast NotFirstNotLast 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    From my very-youth up into my teens, even late teens I was very empathic, I believe. It also turns out that I have aspergers syndrome, which makes it difficult to experience and...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 1 Response Sep 3

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    I am an empath that has channelled her sensitivity to impact humankind. I'm not sure if any other empaths are like me I look for others who have overcome the fear of their ability...
    missclittle missclittle 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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