Can Narcissists, Sociopaths, and Psychopaths Feel Empathy, Sadness, or Remorse? [link]

Can people with strong narcissistic, sociopathic, and psychopathic tendencies feel empathy, sadness, or remorse?

"A healthier person doesn’t aggress against others because they empathize with the other person’s pain and don’t like it. People with stronger narcissistic, sociopathic, and psychopathic traits either don’t care if they hurt others, or they actually want to hurt others. The fact that they hurt others is not a bother to them (either because of denial, delusion, or a lack of consideration)."

Read the article here: https://blogs.psychcentral.com/psychology-self/2017/08/psychopathy-and-feelings/


For more on these and other topics, check out the author’s books: Human Development and Trauma: How Childhood Shapes Us into Who We Are as Adults and Self-Work Starter Kit.

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