Posts tagged empathy
Parenting Fail: Compassion & Repair

By taking responsibility for their actions—especially when those actions remind them of their connection with humanity in all its beautiful brokenness—our children recycle our parenting legacies in ways that help them to move toward suffering with understanding, identification, and a desire to connect and repair a world in desperate need of their passion and empathy.

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Living with Toxicity: Empathy and Its Absence

For many children, disempowering and falsely empowering parenting can lead to the development of shame and grandiosity respectively, both of which create an imbalance of empathy within the self and toward others. In many ways, we either become sponges for others' feelings or we develop a Teflon-like coating that prevents others' emotions from landing.

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