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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? 378 People

    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! :( đź’” But with me what I do is I put myself in the person position I try to feel...
    Kittyxfreak Kittyxfreak 18-21, F May 13, 2014

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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 1 Response Oct 31, 2012

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    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 get it, that's why I'm too nice to people.

    I just know how it would make me feel, and I don't ever want anyone to feel that way. It's actually really exhausting. I over think too much ****.
    Floo64 Floo64 22-25, F Dec 16, 2014

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    All I Can Say Is......

       AMEN, to whoever started this one.
    rescue3 rescue3 31-35, M Jan 11, 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 32 Responses Dec 24, 2009

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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 1 Response Jun 22, 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 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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    Oh Yes

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

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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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    I am female and thinking, if I was a man I wouldn't have to deal with a menstrual period every month like right now. And I have cramps too + bloated + period headache + cranky...
    FantasticMe FantasticMe 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    This. Yes. totally. If she had come with a warning label right on her forehead I would have saved myself 1 year of infatuation and 2.8 years of heartbreak and counting. Yes...
    Tomtarin Tomtarin 18-21 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I hate myself. I hate everything about myself. I hate my voice. I hate how I look. I hate my internal organs, I hate how everyone else sees me. I hate how I have no redeeming...
    IComeWithKnives IComeWithKnives 18-21, T 10 hrs ago

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    The hate is not necessary. Atheists, we need to get along with the Christians so we can have a debate that is not fueled by our opinions. Insults are not the answer. Adults and...
    Dragonforce7 Dragonforce7 16-17, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    It doesn't matter how many chances you give someone if they haven't changed the first 5 times you're really kidding yourself thinking they will the 6th time.
    Darkprincess24 Darkprincess24 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    you can't always make others be happy, they may not understand how or know they can choose to be happy
    thatoneguymax thatoneguymax 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Even if people came with warning labels, I doubt I'd read them. I would plunge right in hoping that they would not shrink down to their real size, small and ill-fitting, cutting...
    ArtesLife ArtesLife 51-55, F 2 days ago

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    There are some weird people in here, I swear. Here's a guy who just messaged me: Guy: Hi! How are you? Me: Good. Where are you from? Guy: NC. You? Me: Philippines Guy: Sorry, I'm...
    damneat damneat 31-35, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    i sometimes thing about this often. mostly about the time i tried. To this day i think about what my mum and dad would have done with my things...kept them in box's too guilty to...
    blackRABBIT5 blackRABBIT5 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    It seems like so many boys out there are more concerned with how hot a girl looks or how pretty she is and they don't really care about the type of person she is on the inside. A...
    marlene41298 marlene41298 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    LOL I can't help but laugh reading the tittle,I find it funny for some reason,maybe it's because i tend to find humor in irony's,cynicism and dark things.And this seems somewhat...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Every meet someone who sees through your bullshit and waits? I've rarely met anyone that sees like that. Im usually that person for others. I'm not sure how to handle it on my end...
    wanderlander wanderlander 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My mother has never liked me. I don't know why. She was mentally, emotionally, & physically abusive. It got worse after one of her boyfriends tried to molest me. She even went so...
    Tenanye Tenanye 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    The biologic was a violent drunk, who only came home when he'd run out of panhandling money, and winter was setting in (he lived under a bridge in the warmer months). Mom finally...
    SemperFido SemperFido 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    When i saw this group, i was torn between feeling this way and yet at the same time not. I had a fairly decent childhood as far as anyone could see. My parents were good at hiding...
    sherbear182 sherbear182 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I had an abusive childhood and I told so many people about it (my distant family who didn't believe me because my stepfather was so charming, charismatic, and manipulative around...
    BunheadSalamander BunheadSalamander 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    A Letter to A Customer, I know you're busy. So am I. But I wanted to take a moment to let you know that caught your daughter climbing the shelves in my department yesterday. Her...
    BabyRottie BabyRottie 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    It seems no matter where I go or who I'm with, how much I try I always fail, I feel sad all the time, tho's who said they were going to be in my life forever aren't there anymore...
    ReachingNirvana ReachingNirvana 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    It'd make my life so much simpler! No nasty surprises. I wish God would tag a man and says a match for u. :)
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I wish ppl would read my profile before adding me or trying to chat with me. I am not trying to sound like an EP snob or come off as rude, but I have mostly all the information...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 22

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    I hate that people always tell me (even on pages like this) that I might change my mind. I hated kids my whole life and had to help my mom raise my brothers cause my dad was...
    BrokenAndDown BrokenAndDown 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Your angsty demeanor makes me feel angsty ...I don't like that feeling
    Chernobylplayground Chernobylplayground 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I have dealt with a lot in my life even though my family never believes me as i am weaker than i may seem. I can sometimes cry for hours in bed whilst i think about my sister...
    MyLifeAsCharlie MyLifeAsCharlie 13-15, F Aug 21

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    Hi you guys. I'm sure people would care a lot more than you think they would. My boyfriend committed suicide and so did my brother and I miss them like crazy! It's a tough world...
    BunheadSalamander