Pity versus Empathy — No Half Measures

Abigail’s post clarifies the difference between pity and empathy. I highly recommend her posts because they are beautiful, insightful and best of all, heartfelt. Thank you so much, Abigail!

Pity is feeling bad for someone. Empathy is feeling bad with someone. This is a picture of the feeling buddies that I’ve used for years with my boys to name their feelings. There are songs and worksheets through Conscious Discipline that we use as well. It is sometimes astonishing to me how much I learn […]

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