That’s definitely a kind and enlightened way to be with someone but you seem like a fairly sensitive soul, and I’d always recommend that people pay attention to their emotions as a barometer of what they actually need, even more so if they are a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). If being around this person is draining for you, perhaps honoring that is your best bet.

You can have compassion for someone while still stepping back away from them because it’s not in your highest good to be around them. I’m sure you’ll sort it out.

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