Taking Care of Patients Made Me Less Empathetic

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Are you one of those people who feels the feelings of others? Do you get overwhelmed with other people’s “stuff”?

I used to be the same way until I worked in healthcare for a few months. When you work with enough anxious people you learn to take a few steps back from their feelings. My job was to help patients and being pulled into…

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Julia Freeman, an anonymous survivor

Julia Freeman, an anonymous survivor

I write from my experience of being raised by a narcissist and being married to an abusive narc for over 20 years. Learningtolivefree.me