24October 2017

Do You Have Compassion Fatigue?

October 24th, 2017|

“Compassion fatigue” is usually referred to when talking about nurses, doctors, soldiers or professionals who help others who are suffering, but it’s also very real among friends and family caring for someone with exceptional needs or who is suffering.
Even though compassion fatigue is common, it can be difficult for those who suffer from it to accept that it’s happening to them because empathetic and giving people may find it hard to admit that their needs are important too.  The realization there is a limit to compassion (even if that limit is shared by all other people) can induce guilt and […]