The Double Life of An Empath

If you are an Empath there is a good chance you go through life feeling like you lead a double life; or you may  wear a mask when spending time with others.

I recently read that the Japanese believe people have three faces: The face we show the world, the face we show our family and close friends, and the face we show no one. It is our hidden face which is apparently our truest reflection.

As Empaths, we often slip on our ‘muggle face’ when out in public, or even with close friends and family, as a way to better fit in. We rarely get the chance to display our ‘magical Empath face’ for the fact we feel  it won’t be accepted. For some, the only time this face is openly worn is when at home or when alone.

Now we could be accused of being disingenuous or even cowardly for not publicly displaying our Empath face. But there is a very good reason we hide our truths… and it’s not just to protect ourselves. Continue reading