THE AMERICAN HERITAGE® DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, FIFTH EDITION by the Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
Copyright © 2016, 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
Emotional empathy (also known as affective empathy) is the ability to share the feelings of another person.
Some have described it as "your pain in my heart." This type of empathy helps you build emotional connections with others.
It is shown in the fact, that the person can support another person in the moral way.
The person has the ability to feel what the other people feel in some situations, what they need and how it is possible to help them to overcome the difficulties in the life.
Cognitive empathy is the ability to understand how a person feels and what they might be thinking.
Cognitive empathy makes us better communicators, because it helps us relay information in a way that best reaches the other person.
Just like how you listen and talk to a person the difference is just you are going to write it down. It's about sharing vulnerabilities and an emotional connection.
To truly practice empathy you have to share your own inner landscape with someone else as they reciprocate But today the a lot from which it was in the past.