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I Have Too Much Empathy and Guilt

[c=#7700B2]I don't know what is going on with me lately.
I have always had a difficult time getting the thoughts out of my head and sound like they are in my head. I don't know if that makes sense to anyone but it is like having the perfect words in your head and when I try saying or writing it out load, it all comes out like a jumbled mess..

anyway I am only saying that part to get out what I am trying to write and hope it comes out the way I want It too and if it doesn't make much sense, that is the reason why..

For as long as I remember I have always had so much empathy towards people, like if I see someone upset, I would get upset and things like that.. lately though it has been like something has changed in me and that doesn't happen anymore, I mean it does with people I care about but before I would be like that with strangers and I feel that is a reason why I am pretty good at my job because I could relate somewhat and be very empathetic.
It is like a switch inside of me has been turned off lately and I just don't care anymore and just cant relate to people in a way I felt I could before and I want to say I feel bad because of that and know I should.. but I don't

hopefully it is just some sort of hormonal thing and goes away and I can go back to being myself again but it is also nice not to care for a change and I feel lighter in a way..

Anyone go through something like this before?[/c]
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GerOttman · 61-69, M
I mostly have a problem with people trying to finish sentences for me or trying to talk over top of me. I think I put too much in front of what I'm trying to say, so it takes longer to get to the point. On the other hand, if I put the main point in front others ask a bunch of questions or raise objections which I've already thought through. Many times I just shut up and do what I want, then they think I'm unsocial or acting out of turn. Social complexities are frustrating to me. I'm a mechanic at heart, just give me a wrench and I'll fix it if you stay the heck out of my way and stop telling things I already know... But I get your situation in a way. It's ok to care about others, just don't let it stop you from living your life the way you choose.
PlumBerries · 26-30, F
[@755518,GerOttman] [c=#7700B2]I hate it when people cut you off and talk over you, it is like they were not even listening to you and you don't matter.. very annoying[/c]
GerOttman · 61-69, M
[@10586,PlumBerries] Yeah, or they ask a question, but it's not really a question, they are just trolling for a chance to show off how much they think they know about something they don't much at all about but if they say it loud enough it kind of looks like they know... you know?? It's why I don't carry concealed! I just know some dick would run his mouth one day and I'd be like "Shut the hell up" and be all "Oh yeah, make me!" and I'd get all aroused and be "Boom-Pow-Pow" and probably get in trouble or something... Although an honest jury would not only acquit me but give me a little silver medallion and thank me for my service to humanity!
PlumBerries · 26-30, F
[@755518,GerOttman] [c=#7700B2]haha sounds like you think about this just a tad lol[/c]
GerOttman · 61-69, M
[@10586,PlumBerries] I'm feeling better now. I've had my coffee and taken my pill...
PlumBerries · 26-30, F
[@755518,GerOttman] [c=#7700B2]sounds like my mornings [/c]
 
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