Empathy is a conscious empathy for another person in his emotional state. Therefore, empath is a person who has developed a capacity for empathy. The development of empathy occupies a significant place in the development of emotional intelligence. It helps to know the emotional state of a person, while focusing on gestures and facial expressions.
With empathy empathy makes it possible to understand the emotions of the interlocutor. It is desirable for her to own those people who use communication in their work. For example, these are educators, psychologists, educators, managers, doctors. Scientists note that the stage of development of emotional empathy ends in childhood. For conscious empathy destructive fear.
Empaths do not feel comfortable in a conflict situation, they do not tend to rivalry, as well as to defend their interests, more often they step aside. Empaths cannot easily get rid of fear, because they are very patient and are looking for their own ways of correcting this condition. In the absence of the ability to cope with fear, he is able to accompany a person all his life, which will provoke further panic attacks.
Empathy and sympathy are interrelated. We are drawn to people who understand us well, and we push away those who cannot understand us. Each person purposefully wants to see people near him who will understand and accept him as he is.