We are Autistic family

We are Autistic family

Editor David Oliver Sharing a real life experience of an autism patient. I am autistic. Two of my five brothers are autistic. My dad is autistic. My dad understands emotions and doesn’t care. That’s the narcissism (he’s VERY proud of his narcissistic personality disorder). My older autistic brother spent three nights worried about, and in near constant contact with a person he’d never even met because they were feeling suicidal. He worked with kids for…

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Can people feel empathy with Asperger Syndrome and Autism

Can people feel empathy with Asperger Syndrome and Autism

Editor David Oliver Other ASD’ers have answered this. My guess is you’ll find we all feel empathy. However, just like you and the Neuro-Majority, we all feel empathy differently. As far as I know, the only group who doesn’t experience empathy are sociopaths, roughly 2–8% of the human race. The rest of us, NT’s and ADS’s, are naturally empathetic. However, I experience & express empathy in a radically different way than you. I will see…

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The Mirror Effect Of The Empath And Why Some People Instantly Dislike You

The Mirror Effect Of The Empath And Why Some People Instantly Dislike You

We have all experienced it, being around someone who has either taken an instant dislike to us, or a bizarre resentment suddenly appears in those we have known for some time. There may be no clear reason for this change in their behaviour. No matter whether they try to hide their feelings or not, an Empath can sense their loathing and it does not feel good! Someone taking a dislike to another is a completely…

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The Toxic Attraction Between An Empath And A Narcissist

The Toxic Attraction Between An Empath And A Narcissist

One thing that can be said about the narcissist is that they constantly try to seek validation from other people. A lot of people who become narcissistic usually experience painful events during their childhood that eventually lead to their constant need to seek validation. The empath can be considered the healer. They have the ability to sense if there is any person who is suffering from any type of pain. They take the pain and…

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Mind Detectives: You Can’t Lie To An Empath Because They Already Know The Truth

Mind Detectives: You Can’t Lie To An Empath Because They Already Know The Truth

One interesting aspect of a highly sensitive empath is that they can become a sort of living lie detector. They can discern whether you are telling the truth through their unique abilities. An empath has an ability to read the emotions of others, and feel what they are feeling. Because they are well-attuned to sensing and feeling the overall emotional state of those around them, almost constantly, they begin to develop a deep level of…

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