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I Am Empathic

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    Weather Emotions - Has anyone ever notice how emotional the weather can be being an empath and intune with the weather I know I do. When I was way younger I always feared heavy...
    10Shadow 10Shadow 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 14, 2013

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    I Could Really Use Some Help -   Thank you in advance for taking the time to read this. Any input is truly appreciated. I can feel other people's energy. Pretty much everyone...
    mezaluna mezaluna 41-45 1 Response Sep 4, 2012

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    It Is So Hard to Focus Around People - It's distracting to feel all of these emotions, to be breathing through their lungs almost, instead of my own. The worst is when there are...
    LonelySoul LonelySoul 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2008

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    Perfct Time For Failure - i see things differently almost  too passively as i observe my fellow human beings-once i resisted - keeping my highs high to drown  out the...
    balanced balanced 26-30 2 Responses Sep 18, 2008

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    Road To Control - Finally i'm starting to get a handle on being a empath, the type of things empaths have to deal with is so not cool. After starting to experiment with a technique...
    10Shadow 10Shadow 22-25, M Jan 13, 2013

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    Crank - I was a big emotional late bloomer - when I say that, I mean I didn't truly develop emotions of my own really until about 20, 21. For the period of 12-19 - I spent most of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    Until Recently... I Never Realized - I have, since I can remember, been able to uplift sad people. I have always felt different and like I am an outsider, even though I have always...
    lilgtsvee lilgtsvee 26-30, F 3 Responses May 17, 2011

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    Is It Me - I've always been uncomfortable in bars and large crouds.  I thought it was self conscious but I can't shake it.  other peoplese emotions seem to encroch on me...
    tinkerbelly tinkerbelly 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2007

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    Realization - So I finally realized that I have the abilities of an empath after so long. I've had many instances when I've sensed the energy of a place, people, even of a spirit...
    10Shadow 10Shadow 22-25, M Jan 4, 2013

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    Lost And Longing - I was strongly empathic and aware of the fact from the time I was 12 to about 19. At 19 I had learned to block it out mostly and had gotten in the habit of doing...
    nomadicbrain nomadicbrain 18-21 1 Response Dec 24, 2012

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    I Think So... - I can usually read people really well and do empathize with people I'm friends with, I feel their pain or happiness, which is the definition of empathy and I guess...
    Angelwings7 Angelwings7 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2012

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    I Struggle With Empathy - I am empathic some of the time, I want to be emphatic all of the time. I think that empathy should be our highest value. I want empathy, and the desire...
    oftenConfused oftenConfused 22-25, M May 10, 2008

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    Emotionally Draining .. But ! - I found out I was an Empath , as well as an Incarnated Angel about two , maybe three years or more ago from a friend (or soul sibling) who is as...
    Eujiboo Eujiboo 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 21, 2013

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    Used To Hate It.... - Now I am more understanding of myself and others.... When I feel negative vibes I do great, I try to get those negative people to come out of their shell...
    S33K3R S33K3R 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2011

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    Are You Empathic ? - What is an Empath? An Empath is a person who can feel other peoples emotions. They can sense and feel them, which renders the individual capable of feeling...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 9, 2013

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    I Think This Is One of My (few... - I think this is one of my (few) strong points!  I always try to put myself in someone else's position to understand why they do what they...
    Danika Danika 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    From Depressed To Just Angry - [quote] I don't know what to do. For the last week, a few of my friends I speak to just get angry at every little thing. At first, I didn't care too...
    TheApostle TheApostle 22-25, M Jun 30, 2013

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    I Am Empathic. - As a child I was always withdrawn from people, I preferred solitude- calm places with few people. I did not make many friends for that reason, and though I...
    Cryptonic26 Cryptonic26 26-30 Sep 6, 2012

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    Relationships - There are certain powers/abilities whatever you want to call them that can do a lot of things some of them visible others invisible, along with that the...
    10Shadow 10Shadow 22-25, M Mar 5, 2013

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    The Pain -   I am a true empathy no bs and I have spent my life trying to feel nothing. I have spent most of my life in hiding or drunk. I have to drink just to...
    someoneinpain someoneinpain 41-45, M 6 Responses Oct 31, 2008

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    Empathy - I am the child I am the flower I am the wood louse under the stone I am electric I am the air I am the sound from the telephone I am the water I am a fish I am the...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Oct 9, 2013

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    The Bad, The Good And The Horrible - I have been an Empath all my life. It wasn't until several years ago did I found out that there was a word to what I could always "sense" from...
    ThisWillowWeeps ThisWillowWeeps 70+, F Jun 9, 2013

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    Always Scared - I never understood why I always felt what others felt or how i could understand what someone may have gone through and feeling. It has always made me feel uneasy...
    Blueskydust Blueskydust 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2012

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    I Think So... - When I was a child I felt bad often with no reason .. And I had head full of some emotions and something that I didn't understand .. Now , it's enough to see...
    Martinecka Martinecka 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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    A Year Ago... - I found out through talking to a psychic that I was having a conversation with on the phone. She told me I was a born Empath and that my life has a greater purpose...
    SexyRed33 SexyRed33 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Sex - I recently started a new job and met this guy, and he really shares his sexuality and is driving me nuts. It is so difficult to have to say no to him everyday. And what...
    bewitched bewitched 31-35, F Nov 12, 2007

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    The Pain - When I'm around people, I can protect myself from feeling their pain.  I feel some, but not all.  Things are at their worst when I'm not in someone's presence...
    goddessone goddessone 41-45, F 9 Responses Feb 15, 2008

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    Everybody Seems To Just Drift Away From Me... - I've always been able to meet and make friends very easily. I can build relationships with ease, which has been a positive in my...
    SpartanOfTruth SpartanOfTruth 41-45, M 2 Responses May 19, 2013

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    I’ve been watching CNN’s wall-to-wall coverage on the disappearance of Flight #370 for two weeks. It’s been reported as the longest missing flight in history. Since then...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Can Someone Help Me? - Okay...here goes. I'm here because I believe I may be an empath. And I need some help on how to deal with it. It started when I was a little girl. My parents...
    pixie3075 pixie3075 36-40, F 4 Responses May 23, 2012

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    Am I Empathic? - That is my question, I'm not sure. People and friends say I am. At work I help people with a wide range of needs. Most are depressed, some have physical health...
    Zogdragon Zogdragon 31-35, F Jun 4, 2012

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    Blessing Or Curse - My earliest memories have dated back as much 18 months of age . Memory of things that weren't mine but my fathers . The knowledge that the figure of the man I...
    Blondiedlc Blondiedlc 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    Discovering How I Was A Empath. - I've always had empathy, I was born with empathy. Well, I've had depression for a little over 2 years & I've gotten over that. I take medicine for...
    jessielcasey jessielcasey 16-17, F Nov 5, 2012

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    Confused - Has anyone ever been so overwhelmed by other people's emotions that you couldn't sort your own out from them?  It can be quite annoying, I must say.  This...
    dantesangel02 dantesangel02 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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    Overwhelmed - The world was always overwhelming to me. I had always been hypersensitive. It began before I could understand it-before anything was clear. I could feel what others...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 30, 2013

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    I Am Empathic - For years I knew I was different. I couldn't understand why I could laugh and cry so deeply or connect with a person's pain to the point where I was physically...
    gitanjalilove gitanjalilove 41-45, F Apr 6, 2013

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    "gift" From My Mom - I believe I share this "gift". I feel other peoples moods. I can sense things. Especially pregnancies, most times months and years ahead of time. Death too...
    Unsufferme Unsufferme 36-40, F Oct 29, 2012

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    I Used To Have Almost Zero Empathy, Now I'm Learning About Empathy - Good day everybody. I'm glad I'm joining this lovely group of caring people. I used to have a narcissistic...
    punborpit punborpit 26-30, M Dec 27, 2011

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    I Don't Know What I Am - I don't know what I am. I don't care. I feel like I'm crazy ! I can't tell anyone !!! Why do I know when a spirit is around ? Why do I feel what they feel...
    Justignoreit Justignoreit 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2013

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    Not What I Want. - I've always been more aware of people's feelings. But my abilities reared their head when I met this chick back in 2010. I don't want them. It's horrible. I can...
    Rayven13 Rayven13 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    Yes..i Am... - I have become veyr empathetic ..especialy in the last ...5 yrs...wasnt always..just emotionally closed off...numb..now..after many rys of cupport groups..and hearing...
    tarotstar63 tarotstar63 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2010

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    New Here - I've known I was empathic since my thirties. I'm no wherelike a psychic, because I am not always right about things.I can read people their looking at their picture and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 23, 2012

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    How Much Do I Trust Being An Empath? - It wasn't always this way, but I have come to trust that I am empathic. For years, I just thought I was a mess. Eventually I came to...
    Roserosetree Roserosetree 56-60, F 7 Responses May 8, 2008

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    A Little Bit - I do feel that I am empathic, I'm not really sure but the way I feel suggests that I am. I always seem to,"feel" when my friends are having a bad day and whenever I...
    Spritey22 Spritey22 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2013

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    A Very Little Bit.. - I sometimes think like "uh he/she is having bad mood" or something like that if I walk past people... I'm not sure if that actually is empathic but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 11, 2007

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    Realizing I May Be An Empath. - I was known to be shy when I was a little girl. I am definitely not shy anymore. I recently discovered I have been dealing with anxiety for the past...
    kmc2015 kmc2015 18-21 1 Response Nov 26, 2012

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    Friday To Saturday Night... - Friday to Saturday night I have had multiple people tell me there were 'attacked' spiritually at about the same time. They all tell me they woke up at...
    TheApostle TheApostle 22-25, M Jun 23, 2013

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    What the Heck Is Going On!!! - ever since i can remember there has been something majorly different about me than other people. i've always been a loner. when i was younger i was...
    Genabi Genabi 22-25 2 Responses May 20, 2009

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    Being Empathetic Is Awful Most... - Being empathetic is awful most of the time. I feel what other people feel too much. I cannot deal with hospitals, they make me insane because I...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 12 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    Emotions - Even though I maybe an empath I'm still entitled to my emotions every once in a while, even though sometimes I can seem emotionless to others everyday. It's like they...
    10Shadow 10Shadow 22-25, M Feb 11, 2013

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