Five Emotional Vampires – and How to Combat Them by Judith Orloff, MD
Posted Sep 30 2009 10:14pm
(Adapted from the new book, Emotional Freedom)
Emotional vampires are lurking everywhere and wear many different disguises–from needy relatives to workplace bullies. Whether they do so intentionally or not, these people can make us feel overwhelmed, depressed, defensive, angry, and wiped out.
Without the self-defense strategies to fend them off, victims of emotional vampires sometimes develop unhealthy [...]