Effects of dating relationship
And naturally, these kids may grow up to have certain prejudices or bias about relationships as adults.
Today, it is fairly common to come across youngsters who have experienced such a childhood or have been through similar circumstances in life, who blame failed relationships on a lack of empathy. Some people are not capable of understanding people's emotions.
If proper understanding is missing in relationships, it can break a person down.
A majority of broken marriages (due to absence of empathy and understanding between the parents), cause the children to lose faith in the institution of marriage.
A relationship - any relationship - with a person who lacks understanding can be worse than being alone in life.
Not wanting to go into too many details in the description, I suggest you to read this Love Bondings post to know more about the causes and effects of lack of empathy in relationships.
If you have grown up in a pretty much perfect family, you may not even realize what it is like to experience a feeling of lack of empathy in a family.
Basically, the environment in the house will be very narcissistic.
Wherein everyone simply cares about himself/herself, and fails to see and consider the other's feelings.