Holding Hands

Compassion Fatigue in Relationships  

Compassion fatigue describes the emotional distancing or apathy experienced by a person who works primarily in a caring role such as psychology, social work, nursing and first responders. Although the majority of research which has looked into compassion fatigue centres around occupational settings, people who are active in social justice matters or are care partners […]

Friends Hugging

Compassion Fatigue

Is there a cost to caring? There can be a cost of caring if you’re caring in a way that is a detrimental to yourself or if it is outside of your role, capabilities or resources. Compassion fatigue manifests from a combination of:  Imbalance of tools (I.e., practical, personal, energy) to cope withthe demand of […]