The downside to being an empathetic individual
Research suggests it's not all it's cracked up to be
Traditionally, the word "empathy" has had only positive connotations. Indeed, we have it drummed into us as children that being able to understand the feelings of others is important, and that we should always strive to do so.
However, research now shows that "stepping into someone else's shoes" may have downsides as well as upsides.
Check out this gallery to learn about the downsides of being an empathetic individual.
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