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Aspiria

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Empathy Test
« on: March 04, 2013, 02:11:02 am »


So I Did this empath test. I hope you Can read it. How legit do you think this is/isn't?
How Can I find out If I am an empath?

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Re: Empathy Test
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2013, 02:22:21 am »
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So I Did this empath test. I hope you Can read it. How legit do you think this is/isn't?
How Can I find out If I am an empath?

 
What is it and from whence does it come?

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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2013, 03:37:23 am »
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What is it and from whence does it come?

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Empathtest.com I think

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Re: Empathy Test
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2013, 03:43:44 am »
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So I Did this empath test. I hope you Can read it. How legit do you think this is/isn't?

 
Personally, I'd treat it as a laugh and leave it at that. I really would.
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Re: Empathy Test
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2013, 06:34:57 am »
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Personally, I'd treat it as a laugh and leave it at that. I really would.

 
This.

Empathy is one of those things that most humans tend to have.  This test seems to be about the exceptionally thinned-skinned who hijacked the term to add to their special snowflakeness.


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Re: Empathy Test
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2013, 08:12:56 am »
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This test seems to be about the exceptionally thinned-skinned who hijacked the term to add to their special snowflakeness.


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Yeah, seems about right.

About 4% of the population have no empathy, no conscience and don't care about anybody else than themselves. Those are sociapaths.

All the others are empaths, because that's what you are as a social human animal. You care about others and you have feelz.

What people actually mean by 'I'm an empath!' is 'I am psychic!' which is a different beastie really.
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Re: Empathy Test
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2013, 08:25:52 pm »
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So I Did this empath test. I hope you Can read it. How legit do you think this is/isn't?
How Can I find out If I am an empath?


Well, I believe that empathy is on a continuum, and just as there are ranges in those who lack empathy (some lack complete empathy for everyone. I have known people that have modest amounts of empathy for people, but lack all empathy for animals etc.) - so it stands to reason that just as there are sociopaths (well, those with ASPD) that seem to feel no guilt or empathy for those that are suffering...there are others that are extremely empathic - much more than is typically seen.

It's a sensitivity. Just like some people develop welts if they use average detergent for their clothes - but that's a bodily sensitivity, and this is strictly an emotional sensitivity.

I wouldn't put too much stock in an online test. If you feel you are having difficulty coping because you empathise so intensely that you always feel overwhelmed/ burdened etc. - then you may need to do things that are more protective in a bodily/ psychological sense: more time resting when you feel overwhelmed, cutting toxic people out of your life, more times with pursuits that leave you feeling calm/ refreshed etc. I personally recommend spending time with animals - they help a lot when I feel overwhelmed or blue.
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