Becoming calloused, numb, or pretending we’re not frightened isn’t the answer; learning how to navigate and protect your sensitivities in the relationship is.
In my book on how to achieve emotional freedom I discuss four emotional types that can potentially make good partners for an empath.
In return they find themselves with a broken heart. It’s very difficult to stand back and rationally understand why they can get so self-absorbed with someone else’s drama.(Happy to have him on my virtual as-needed team now!