No one can deny the fact that he/she has not experienced “love” or sympathy or empathy from someone since this world began to exist. The real question is, is it “love”, sympathy or empathy that you are receiving from your own person? Today many have misquoted “love” for sympathy and empathy for sympathy in relationships and many confidants, friends, family and peer circles; the partners do not really know what they are looking for in the relationship. It is time that human beings were able to distinguish between “love”, sympathy and empathy in a given relationship.
“Love”, sympathy and empathy are developed and expressed above all in the family, in the “love” between friends and parents, in the “love” of a couple, in the solidarity of the family, which can be seen as the core around which group feeling widens, develops. “Love” and empathy extend from the family group to larger social organizations and ultimately to society as a whole, to the people, to the nation.
Biblical, “love” is “deliberate engagement of sacrificial action for another.” Powerful emotions accompany “love” and it is the commitment that sustains “love”, firm to the unalterable. Emotions may change, but a commitment to “”love”” in a biblical way endures and is the hallmark of a disciple of Christ. In Corinthians 13:4-6 “love” suffers much and is kind; “love” does not envy; “love” does not boast, it is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek his own, does not fret, does not think evil, does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth.”
Empathy is the ability to recognize the emotions that another sentient or fictional being is experiencing. With empathy, one must possess a certain amount of understanding before one can experience accurate sympathy or compassion based on walking in another person’s shoes, entering another person’s frame of reference, or having the ability to experience life as it is. another person does it by entering one’s own person. world of thoughts, feelings, emotions and meanings. Although, the word empathy does not appear in the Bible, but the Scriptures do indirectly refer to the characteristics of showing empathy which is defined as “the ability to share the emotions and feelings of others” (1 Peter 3:8).
The person with precise empathy must experience the private world of another person as if it were their own, but remembering the “as if” part. It means being able to feel another person’s joy, fear, and confusion without your own feelings of joy, fear, or confusion being involved. It simply means being able to have a very clear view of another person’s experience.
Sympathy for the other side is a feeling and concern for the well-being of another person. It is also the tendency to help others to prevent or alleviate their suffering. Sympathy and empathy are not related to blood, as well as “love”. Empathy is always good, sympathy is contextually good, but “love” dominates all. You can have one, without the other. Assuming someone came in with a problem, you can be sympathetic with only a vague understanding of the other person’s feelings. You can also understand exactly how bad a person feels and still be able to not help them.
You can be a precise empathic person and still have the freedom to share a specific emotional state with another person in the way you think is best, whether or not the sharing involves helping others. You can be highly empathetic and have options at the same time. However, when is “love” confused with empathy? Well, simply when one has only received attention, which they then brag about as “love”, from others because they are in financial constraints, facing trials and temptations, being sick and in hospital or stressed in some way.
They only describe ‘”love”‘ to themselves only when they find themselves in circumstances that are out of their control and have had fear on their shoulder. Unfortunately, this can set in motion a pattern of behavior where the individual feels that this is the only feasible way to get “love” from others. “Love” in quotes obviously means that what is being received is not “love” at all. They are the feelings of empathy and sympathy that the individual tries to bring to mind in others.
By doing so, the person who remembers others has managed to adopt a prey-like posture in relation to others. Approximately, doing so makes the person seem helpless and believes that her instinct is. In addition, the person who remembers others tries to create circumstances so that others think that he feels responsible for them in a manipulative way. They feel this is important because they have never experienced receiving “love” in any other way, so deep down they believe they must be love. It’s also a big reason so many relationships fail. So how can the “love” problem be solved? Well, we must recognize that the problem of sympathy for love and sympathy for empathy exists and we must know its root. By knowing the root of the problem, you put yourself in the position of knowing who you are and what you want in life.
You cannot misquote love for sympathy and sympathy for love. If you want a true relationship, you must understand the need to try and manage the sympathy and empathy of your partner, confidants, friends, family and colleagues through circles and seeking love.