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Is There A Downside To Empathy?

Is There A Downside To Empathy? | Relationships | Scoop.it

By Adam Hoffman

Empathy can be painful.

Or so suggests a growing body of neuroscientific research.

When we witness suffering and distress in others, our natural tendency to empathize can bring us vicarious pain.


Is there a better way of approaching distress in other people? A recent study...

Dr. Amy Fuller's insight:

Pairing empathy with compassion helps us cope with difficult emotions. 

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Great News about Empathy: New research shows effort matters more than getting it right

Great News about Empathy: New research shows effort matters more than getting it right | Relationships | Scoop.it

If you sit in a restaurant and look around sometimes you can determine who is married and who is still dating. A couple still dating hangs on each other’s every word, while the married folks someti... Fuller LIfe Family Therapy


Dr. Amy Fuller's insight:

A recent study has revealed a refreshing perspective on what really matters for couples is the sincere attempt to understand each other.

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Teach Empathy Through Relationships

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Teach Empathy Through Relationships

We need to call attention to the role of healthy relationships in education. Then we need a way to bring rigor to the continuous pursuit of building them.

Dr. Amy Fuller's insight:

A school started a lab to investigate empathy in education and discussed what they label the fourth "R"after reading, writing and 'rithmatic which is Relationships. An interesting discussion about empathy follows. 

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New research on how men and women perceive negative emotions

New research on how men and women perceive negative emotions | Relationships | Scoop.it
Most people are aware that men are from Mars and Women from Venus, metaphorically speaking, thanks to Dr. John Gray. When we put the genders together we sometimes end up with miscommunication, hurt...
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Women feel more satisfaction in a relationship when men express negative feeling...according to new research. 

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