Empaths and narcissists are people at the opposite poles which makes the union between them toxic yet extremely strong and intriguing.

Why is it so?

On one hand, according to Judith Orloff the author of The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People.

“Empaths are highly sensitive, finely tuned instruments when it comes to emotions. They feel everything, sometimes to an extreme, and are less apt to intellectualize feelings. Intuition is the filter through which they experience the world. Empaths are naturally giving, spiritually attuned, and good listeners. If you want heart, empaths have got it. Through thick and thin, they’re there for you, world-class nurturers.”

On the other hand, narcissists are individuals who are only interested in their significance and need recognition for it from others.