Empathy Can Be Learned
Empathy is a vital communication skill that can be taught. Children learn it most easily. But adults can learn it, too.
Wiki How has tips for adults to learn to be more empathetic. [https://www.wikihow.com/Teach-Empathy-to-Adults] "Empathy is one of the most important social skills you can have. Understanding and showing concern for others helps to build bridges, resolve conflicts, and deepen your interpersonal relationships."
Klare Heston, LICSW, Clinical Social Worker:Empathy is partly an inborn trait, but you can also teach or learn it. According to Klare Heston, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, “Empathy can be taught, but it might be slow going if it does not come naturally. Keeping a log or journal can be a useful aid, as can working with a friend who is aware of the changes you are trying to make.”Check it out. You may be called upon to teach empathy in employee training or workshops or in your family. Simple exercises like role playing to practice listening, making connections, paraphrasing for understanding, reading non-verbal cues, loving kindness meditation, imagining what others are thinking or feeling, look for commonalities, use mindfulness during daily activities, read fiction to relate to others experience, volunteer to interact with different kinds of people, give people your full attention - put down your cell phone, share your emotions with others - use feeling words, respond to others appropriately, lend a helping hand to someone who needs empathy.
Read the wikihow article for details. Practice and watch how your interactions with others will be affected. You can change relationships with empathy. [https://www.wikihow.com/Teach-Empathy-to-Adults]