Users' questions

Is concerned an emotion?

Is concerned an emotion?

Empathic concern refers to other-oriented emotions elicited by and congruent with the perceived welfare of someone in need. These other-oriented emotions include feelings of tenderness, sympathy, compassion, soft-heartedness, and the like. Empathic concern is often and wrongly confused with empathy.

Why do I have lack of emotions?

Depression and anxiety are two of the most common causes. Severe levels of acute elevated stress or nervousness can also trigger feelings of emotional numbness. Post-traumatic stress disorder, which can be tied to depression and anxiety, can cause you to feel numb, too. Some medications can also cause numbness.

What is the kindest personality type?

i’d say isfj and infj are definitely the kindest. isfjs are genuinely devoted and warm, very loyal and just <33 pure. infjs are fully devoted to understanding and empathizing, so it’s only natural that they’re incredibly kind too.

What emotion is determination?

Determination is a positive emotional feeling that involves persevering towards a difficult goal in spite of obstacles. Determination occurs prior to goal attainment and serves to motivate behavior that will help achieve one’s goal.

When do people ( appear to ) have no feelings?

“Daring to feel feelings again takes time. As you know, people only talk when they feel safe. The good thing about Matteus is that he’s still coming to see you, which might mean that he knows something’s not right, even if he can’t explain what it is.

Why are some people cut off from their feelings?

“People cut off from their feelings or sometimes appear to have no feelings for good reasons,” I say. “They’ve learned to do it to survive. Some of them—and this might include Matteus—have learned to do it so well that it becomes habitual, with the result that, long after any danger has passed, they continue to hide their feelings.

Why do some autistic people have no feelings?

Neurotypicals are usually quite impaired at understanding nonverbal communication in autistic people, which can make them discount our emotional lives. Simply not trusting the therapist enough to open up can also cause this. Expressing feelings invites ridicule and violence.