I’m almost 60 years old, but my awareness of being an empath is relatively recent. I’ve always known that I was different, or at least I suspected I was different from most around me.
I’ve always known that I was a sensitive sort of person, imbued with an over abundance of empathy for others, especially small, defenseless children or those actively suffering. I’ve always known some works of art, music, songs, poetry, and films possess the power to evoke emotional responses that might otherwise lay dormant.
So, yes, I’ve always known, but not fully enough to accurately identify it. [Read more…] about How I Know I’m an Empath