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Repair: Responding To A Lack Of Empathy

Repair: Responding To A Lack Of Empathy

Repair: Responding To A Lack Of Empathy

  • Media type: Practice Exercise
  • Time Investment: 4 -6 minutes
  • Date Added: 05/25/2022

When someone stimulates your pain, you may want them to express care and empathy for your experience. If they're unwilling, you may resent it. You may forget the power of many strategies to meet a need, and you lose your agency. This can lead to reactive habits in you -- such as pleading, demanding, or attacking. Here are reasons you may not be getting an apology or empathy, and what options you have in moving forward.

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