We Tend to Think More About Tasks That Are Unfinished

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Compersion has a semi-exalted status in polyamorous circles. Simply stated, compersion (also known as confelicity or mudita) is delight in the happiness of others — even when that happiness has little or nothing to do with you.¬†When you get down to it,¬†compersion is just a very specific kind of empathy, one that runs counter to our cultural expectations.  » Read more

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