Empaths are often overlooked, misunderstood, and undervalued, in spite of their incredible gift to understand and connect with people on a much richer and deeper level. Why? Values like drive, ambition, and competitiveness come to replace empathy in today’s success-oriented society. This is why being an empath is uncommon these days.
Want to know more about what certain traits and characteristics make an empath? Watch this video!
Did you know that “dark empaths” exist? Watch this video to find out more: https://youtu.be/Tl20Ke2Y58g
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