A brilliantly written article regarding Carrier Empaths written by HG Tudor from his blog: Knowing the Narcissist.
Tudor explains that Narcissists are drawn to empathetic individuals who fall within one of the classes of empath: the Empath, The Super Empath and The Co-Dependent. He describes the Carrier Empath as “bolt on” trait to the empathic individual. Tudor states: “They are grounded, practical, pragmatic and excellent problem solvers.”
In short, the Carrier Empath will bear the burden of other people’s problems and bear them on their own accord.
I recommend that empaths who engage in this type of practice to ensure you have the time to do so. Bearing the weight of the world on your shoulders can be a daunting task, and in most cases, Narcissist’s will exploit this trait for their own personal gain of fuel or “narcissistic supply”. Tudor does an excellent job explaining the burdens of such position and also what types of Narcissist’s would be attracted to such kinds of individuals.
The Carrier Empath. A particular type of empathetic individual who naturally gains the attention of our kind. As I have explained before, our kind are drawn to empathetic individuals who fall within one of the classes of empath. Those classes consist of The Empath, The Super Empath and The Co-Dependent. The Carrier Empath is a particular division of those classes and therefore can be found amidst any of those classes. The Carrier Empath is not a stand-alone form of empath but rather is embodied by exhibiting Carrier tendencies which “bolt on” to the relevant class of empathic individual.
The Carrier Empath shoulders, more than others, the emotional burden. This person rarely talks about themselves, although they have much they could talk about, either as a consequence of their natural intelligence which lends itself to considerable discourse, their ability to connect with people and engage in what could be termed as…
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