Also see: Empathy in Borderlines
The simple answer to this is a plain, emphatic, resounding NO!!!
If anything people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) are the most outstanding at empathy of all people, why?
Because when you feel emotions amplified at least 10x as strongly as ‘normal’ people, with an intensity one can only liken to being hit by a high speed train (and switching for one emotion to another with the same degree of force on a hairtrigger) who is better placed to understand what someone else feels?
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