Empathy vs Sympathy – A Short Video


  1. However, there are many times when I just want a connection via a simple acknowledgement, and no more. An indication that I’ve been heard means worlds. I don’t need someone to (re)experience it with me, or to even know what I’m talking about. To have to explain the whole context is more painful. Just feel me, that’s enough.


    1. Spot on! I feel the same actually. Sometimes I want/need a deeper engagement, and other times just having someone be present, just being there, even in a shared silence together, is enough.

      Thanks for your insightful comment.

      Peace, Mike.


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