In fact, the Pew Research Center recently found that, all things being equal, 64 percent of Americans would rather shop in a brick-and-mortar store than online.
Diving into relationships and the modern day dating world can lead an empath to a broken heart, or to the love of a lifetime.
Her heart sank as she pulled tissue paper from the box, along with two billowy shirts and a pair of jeans nearly identical to a pair in her closet. “The pieces were either too plain, not my style, or two sizes too big.” According to experts, Sarah’s experience is indicative of a pervasive problem with online shopping — and one reason traditional stores are making a comeback.
Despite the ease of one-click buying, people want to know how an item fits, how well it’s made, and even how the fabric feels against their skin before relinquishing their credit-card details.
This can make love easy, but it can also make love a danger zone if our compassion makes us ignore or minimize negative qualities in a partner that should be red flags not to be ignored. Have you had a string of relationships with people who seem to need some healing or “fixing”?
They might seem like they are empaths in hiding, who haven’t realized they are empaths. If you have a tendency to attract partners who haven’t done their own healing work to deal with issues like addiction, abuse, or trauma, you might want to take a look at this pattern.