Women are happier with empathetic men – even if it’s insincere

Believing a partner is trying to empathize is more important to relationships than actual empathy, according to a study…   

 

“Wow, honey. That sounds rough. I totally get how you feel.”

 

These are comforting words to a woman’s ear – even if they’re insincere, researchers have found. In fact, believing a partner is trying to empathize is more important to relationships than actual empathy, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.

 

by ADRIANA BARTON