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I Wish People Would Could Feel How They Make Others Feel

If the world was just a bit more empathic... how would it be different? 368 People

    I Tried, But Made Things Worse

    When my boyfriend cheated on me after spending months flirting with another girl, I so badly wanted him to feel the hurt and inadequacy that he'd made me feel. I never really thought that his guilt might have been bad enough. A few months later, we split up for a while and when...
    ducksocks92 ducksocks92 18-21, F Jun 22, 2010

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    I wish we could feel what others feel!

    ! So we would be more understanding! And we won't be able to judge what I don't get is how can we say "I understand" if we didn't know what the other person felt? It's like we are lying to them! :( 💔 But with me what I do is I put myself in the person position I try to feel...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F May 13

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    An Empath

    Marked by an acute sensitivity to the feeling of others, Empaths can actually feel another's pain and can heal it in some way. Since Empaths pick up on the feelings of others, there is a great understanding and ability to really "see" the other person. Others tune into the...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 31, 2012

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    You Will Feel How You Make Others Feel

    Some day, some way, it'll catch up to them.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F May 28, 2011

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    Oh Yes

    God should have designed us that way.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    Now that's a good dream.

    .. How would everyone feel? I imagine my mother would feel more understood and appreciated, my aunt would feel worthless and stupid, my dog would be annoyed but too happy to care, my boss would be confused, my old teachers would be depressed except for a few, my doctor would be...
    GraceJediHeart GraceJediHeart 26-30, F Jan 29

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    Yup Yup

    Yes I do wish this! That way people wouldn't be so negligent of others. They wouldn't act so harsh, so indifferent toward emotions.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2010

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    Family So Quick To Judge

    You try to talk to your family for support in your life and they are so quick to judge instead of listen to what is being said to them.  Especially when they have never lived on there own and have know idea how hard it is to raise children and live on your own they have a...
    Babygirl1977 Babygirl1977 26-30, F Jan 6, 2010

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    As Bob Dylan Said In "positively 4th Street.."

    I wish that for just one time, you could stand inside my shoes And just for that one moment, I could be you Yes, I wish that for just one time, you could stand inside my shoes You’d know what a drag it is to see you!
    MrMutualAdmiration MrMutualAdmiration 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 23, 2011

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    I Hate People Who Do It Just For The Hell Of It..

    One of my favourite sayings is "Karma's only a ***** if you are...."
    silverLining101 silverLining101 13-15, F Jun 24, 2011

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    All I Can Say Is......

       AMEN, to whoever started this one.
    rescue3 rescue3 31-35, M Jan 11, 2010

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    It Breaks My Heart

    am I dumb for trusting you? were you just using me? am I an inconvenience to your oh so busy life?What ever happened to all the things we used to talk about? we used to be so happy......or was that just a lie?you think you can do the bare minimum and coast bye?you really don't...
    sweetsie sweetsie 26-30, F Nov 12, 2011

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    The Whole World Is A Mess

    mostly because people don't think about how others feel when they're insulting them or just being rude. i have been insulted  and cut right down to almost nothing by my family and they still to this day cannot understand why im so messed up. if you could picture being told...
    DieselWolfcub DieselWolfcub 22-25, M Jan 7, 2010

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    Feel.

    Sit back and consider... Walk a mile in their shoes your sister or your brother, take a look in the mirror before you judge another. Walk a mile in their shoes who have a different colored skin, remember the soul has no color, all women and men. Walk a mile in their...
    EPjake EPjake 26-30, M 33 Responses Dec 24, 2009

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    I Think We Really Struggle To See From Other's Perspectives

    Right now I'm remembering a close friendship I had that ended suddenly and painfully. Probably it was a misunderstanding on both of our parts, but nowadays she and I are strangers. Not even acquaintances, just strangers. Our friendship ended in great anger. I think both of us...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Sep 11, 2013

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    Hurt

    I hate it when your partner cheats on you and the other party feels like its all the innocent partys fault when the **** hits the fan. do they really think by going into a relationship with someone that's married especialy when they no that they are its going to be a bed of...
    silverreign silverreign 22-25, F 1 Response May 15, 2013

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    Suggest To Impress Aunty?

    Suggest to impress aunty? My age is 35, she is my mother in law sister. Her 46 years i have fear to ask for sex, iam so much interested her, always thinking her, one day she is sitting in auto i uncertainly my finger touch her boobs when taking one things in her hand, I am told...
    shivee2011 shivee2011 31-35, M Apr 14, 2012

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    Stop It

    Please stop it.. whoever you are how old you are it doesn't really matter. no matter how many friends you have who stand by yourself.. no matter how many people believe you are a "good person" oh am i just overrated? is this sore feeling just something called illusion? no.. and...
    HakujitsuSeiten HakujitsuSeiten 18-21, F Dec 20, 2012

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    I Hate Hw My Sister Makes Me Feel

    my sister treats me like a child smtyms couse she has everything,she tends to think shes my mother of which i dont have anymore,it hurts me da when she thinks she knows it all nd im stupid,mind u im older than her
    liplicious liplicious 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2009

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    AlwaysAnonnymous AlwaysAnonnymous 13-15, M Nov 10

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    you can't understand the pain of hurting till you are being hurt ed. the realization of your misbehavior with others is itself the feeling of pain.
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    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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