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If You Can’t Empathize With Others, It Might Be Because Your Heart is Hurting

My post-breakup brain has ruined my listening skills.

Photo by Joshua Rodriguez on Unsplash

After my divorce, I noticed something. I never asked about other people’s lives anymore. Yes, ex-telephone counsellor, trained listener, always helping others, always a shoulder to cry on, me.

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Kelly Eden

Kelly Eden

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New Zealand-based essayist | Personal Essay Workshops | @ Insider, Mamamia, Thought Catalog, ScaryMommy and more https://inspired-nonfiction.thinkific.com/