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uh.. Help?

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posted on Aug, 18 2007 @ 12:33 AM
Hiya, sort of new guy here. This is my first thread and second post.. But I've been having a problem thats been bugging me. Well, here it goes...

Recently I've been hanging alot with my friends , we usually go out at midnight and just hang around at parks. We chit chat for a while, run around, climb trees, play games, etc. But after all that, we just sit around and look up at the sky and I notice that my friends get depressed when it's all quiet. Of course, it being midnight it's always quiet, only a few cars/people pass by once in a while.
But anyways, I notice that I could feel what they feel just by looking at them or thinking of them, and I can feel their emotion passing onto me. I can feel that emotion slowly sink in and I understand what they're feeling, and sometimes I get scared of it. Sometimes they won't even show any sign of emotion what-so-ever, but I can still sort of make it out.

Whenever there's a huge event going on, I tend to go. But sometimes right in the middle of it, I feel sort of dizzy and I tend to get fatigued.

Am I just paranoid? Teenage angst? Or what?

Oh, and I haven't been taking any medication that would make me feel this way, nor do I have any disorders. I've been perfectly healthy.

posted on Aug, 18 2007 @ 12:50 AM
You sound like an empath.
This is the right place for you definatly.

Heres a little info blob about it;
You'll be shocked as you read this,
alot of things will make sense. =)

posted on Aug, 18 2007 @ 12:51 AM
You could go talk to your parents if you think you can. If you can't go to your doctor, priest, whatever.
Odds are though they're probably all gonna' tell you the same thing in one way or another: You're a teenager, all kinds of weird stuff is gonna happen to your mind and body. You'l get over it when you get a job and a mortgage, then you won't have the time or energy to give a crap what other people are thinking or feeling. No joke.

[edit on 18-8-2007 by passenger]

posted on Aug, 18 2007 @ 12:59 AM
how long have you had this abillity? and have you noticed any time lose or remember seeing any bright lights? and im not talking about ufo's! just bright lights or spots in your vision?

posted on Aug, 18 2007 @ 01:17 AM
Some of it may certainly be angst as you said but my first thought when I read what you wrote was also empathy as Renshin pointed out. I often feel exactly what you described at times. For me, however, I didn't notice any of this until I was older (I'm 42 now). It is very powerful and I am aware of it all the time now. In fact, it is largely second nature to me. I also discovered that I can be very empathic over geographic distances with people though this is true with only a handful of individuals.

Interestingly, the people with whom I have the strongest empathic connections over distance are not necessarily relatives and, in some ways, are people who happened randomly into my life most over the internet actually.

No matter what, this empathy is a part of who I am so I have come to appreciate it for its importance in my life and for the blessings of those that have come into and/or are a part of my life as a result of it. I would imagine it's probably a bit daunting to be so "aware" of it at such a young age but perhaps it will aid you in ways that would otherwise not have been possible. Anyway, if you have any questions about these "empathic" impressions and feelings and you think I might be able to help. please feel free to U2U me.

posted on Aug, 23 2007 @ 07:18 AM
I have a question for you and its going to sound sorta like Im just writing it off as angst but Im not....really.

Do you experience this with everyone you encounter or is it just with your friends? I ask this because if its just your friends that you encounter this with then it could possibly be that your just very ... attuned to your friends.

I expeirence this with my niece all the time. She doesnt even have to speak and I will know what she is thinking. Not literally the exact phrase but the emotion in the thought. Why? Because I know her quite well. We've been close since she was a little kid and she lived with me for over a year because her house burned down. In order to stay at her school she had to live somewhere in her district so rather than move with her grandmother she moved in with me. Thats when we started noticing that we could understand each other without words. It boils down to knowing each other really well.

So maybe its that. Or maybe as mentioned your experiencing empathy.


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