Editor’s Note: This post responds to a request from a reader who asked me to write about how to feel compassion towards someone you dislike, especially when the person is very present in your life.
Sometimes, you can avoid people you dislike. But, many times they move into your life, your home, your circle, or your work and refuse to depart. It might be a difficult housemate, a trying ex, an impossible boss, or just about anyone…
How to Cultivate Compassion for Someone You Dislike?
We all have a natural ability for empathy
and compassion. It might just be
hidden beneath our own
worries and concerns.
Once we clear these away and understand the power of compassion, our empathy will easily grow.