I Did Divorce Better Than You Did (or doing) Divorce.

In a series of recent experiments, we found that people who endured challenges in the past (like divorce or being skipped over for a promotion) were less likely to show compassion for someone facing the same struggle, compared with people with no experience in that particular situation.

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One Comment Add yours

  1. SpaghettiSam says:

    I find this very interesting. I’ve always thought that no one can really understand what you’re going through until they’ve been through it themselves. It’s shocking to read that it’s the opposite.


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