Believe it or not, not all people have empathy. There are many reasons for this like abuse, having poor role models, or they have narcissistic personality disorder. Merriam-Webster defined what empathy means. It is “the feeling that you understand and share another person's experiences and emotions: the ability to share someone else's feelings.” People who can’t relate, or choose not to identify the affliction or pain of others do lack empathy. If early childhood is an indicator why adults lack empathy, then it is a parent’s job is to do the best to instill the correct values. Putting yourself in another’s shoes is the best way to develop caring feelings. Greater Good Science Center at the University of California found that kids "by age four move beyond making physical caring gestures and start to think about others' feelings in relation to their own. Many of these responses happen naturally, but you can make a more conscious effort to promote empathy-boosting experiences for your children.” Some kids are born with a natural feeling of empathy, while others need to be taught. Here is a look at four tips in raising an empathetic child.