“Because empaths absorb the energy and emotions of those around them, being around toxic and/or negative sources can take a huge toll on the empath’s physical and mental well-being. They are natural care-givers and want to help (or at least try to) fix situations, which can end up hurting the empath. It’s not always easy for them to recognize when it is time to walk away.”

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