It's vital to become aware of this pattern, and learn to set boundaries in your relationships.
See here is the difference between Empaths and others. They always look to their selves as the blame – the one who could have tried harder, acted differently, should have known better, etc.
But, our sensitive sides can also get us into trouble in relationships, especially if we lack awareness and the ability to manage our spidey-sense.
Diving into relationships and the modern-day dating world can lead an empath to total heartbreak ... If you’re an empath, read on, my friend, and we’ll navigate this dating world together.
Our compassion can make us ignore or minimize negative qualities and red flags in a partner. Have you had a string of relationships with people who seem to need some healing or "fixing"?
They might even seem like empaths in hiding, who haven’t realized they are empaths yet. If you have a tendency to attract partners who haven’t done their own healing work around issues like addiction, abuse, or trauma, you might want to take a look at this pattern. Empaths often struggle with co-dependent behaviors, because of pain in their past, or because of their knack for compassion and taking care of people.