The Word “Empath” Is Overused

Do we even know what this means anymore?

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I used to say in job interviews that my greatest skill is empathy. Then, a few years ago, the term ‘empath’ reached my awareness. Who knows how long it has existed, but I suspect not long. What is an empath? I wondered.

I read about it. I understood: Oh, okay. It’s someone with a great deal of empathy. They can feel…

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Emily Jennings

Emily Jennings

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