Compassion and empathy can be a drain when the energetic balance swings to over-care, and becomes more about ourselves than the other person.
Buddhist teacher Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche calls it "idiot compassion."
In the book, Radical Candor, author Kim Scott calls it "ruinous empathy."
It's also called "spiritual materialism."
Ouch, harsh word choices.Read More