The Truth about Empathy & Sympathy and Why Empathy Is Better Every Time

Let’s just say I know too many people with more sympathy than empathy – watch the video, and you’ll understand. It explains it better than I ever could.

Isn’t that the truth? It sure is for me.

If you don’t understand what I’m going through or why something is a problem for me, I’d rather you said you didn’t understand than try to sugarcoat the situation. When someone does that, all I hear is “blah blah blah I’m bullshitting polite lies to try to make you feel better.”

Or is that just me?