Do you struggle to make sense of this amazing ability that has been bestowed upon you?
Our gift of empathy is like a dragon that is a much better ride when tamed. Otherwise, it takes you places and you don’t know how you got there.
I have found that most empaths had a challenging (some might say traumatic) childhood. They turn inwards to comfort and often parent themselves. They were not carefree and were not shown or allowed to have fun and play.
This can cause attachment and co-dependency issues, which is nothing to be ashamed of or afraid of. They served their purpose, it just doesn’t serve you any longer. It could have been a coping tool your caregiver used, if they blamed you, it wouldn’t be their responsibility.
To embrace the full gift of being an Empath there is (99% of the time) healing involved to step into the power you have been given. There is a recognition of others in our lives doing the best they could with what...