Samuel shares what to look for in both genuine and false empathy.
Thank you - this is what I have been trying to convey to my husband for months now. How do I know that is words are sincere - they sound exactly like they did before I discovered his affair. It is a struggle for me to believe what is reality vs what are just words designed to calm me down or keep me "happy". Do you have suggestions on how to differentiate the two or is it just with time and judging actions over words?
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