How often doesn't people claim that I can't have asperger because I don't look autistic or because I seem so smart or nice? (As if people with aspergers aren't nice, smart or have the same appearence as "normal" people)
Cognitive empathy: the ability to predict others’ thoughts and intentions, reading between the lines. Affective empathy: the ability to share another’s feelings. Compassionate empathy: the desire to help others (though perhaps not knowing how).