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Understanding the Relationship Between Attachment, Empathy and Life Satisfaction
Whalen, Ellen J..
College of Saint Elizabeth, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 2017. 10277809.
"The researcher hypothesized that individuals with a secure attachments style, who demonstrated empathy, would report significant higher levels of life satisfaction "

"Empathy allows individuals to understand the intentions of others, predicts behavior, and experience an emotion because they are moved by anther's emotional experiences.  ... In essence, empathy allows individuals to interact effectively in the social world.  "

understand the intentions of others
predicts behavior
+ interact effectively in the social world.
+ take appropriate action to help others.