Sensitve people dating
One empath-patient told me, “It helps explain why at thirty-two I’ve only had two serious relationships, each lasting less than a year.” Once we empaths learn to set boundaries and negotiate our energetic preferences, intimacy becomes possible.
For emotional empaths to be at ease in a relationship, the traditional paradigm for coupling must be redefined.
But why it hangs on isn’t always apparent when read by traditional medical eyes.
In doctors’ waiting rooms I’ll pile my purse and folders on the seats beside me to keep others away. One boyfriend who truly grasped the concept got me a “Keep Out” sign for my study door! All of us have an invisible energetic border that sets a comfort level.
Identifying and communicating yours will prevent you from being bled dry by others.
Most of all, this means asserting your personal space needs — the physical and time limits you set with someone so you don’t feel they’re on top of you.
Empaths can’t fully experience emotional freedom with another until they do this.
It's no secret that HSPs pick up on subtleties in a room or conversation, but it's a point worth driving home.