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Slay The Emotional Vampires That Are Holding You Back

Perfectionism, over-control, and attention to detail—Obsessive-Compulsive vampires indulge in vices that masquerade as virtues. Very disappointing Posted on October 6, It’s nuts-and-bolts practical about dealing with people who emptional low level personality disorders.

It is light, funny and yet very serious. Also, they have absolutely no shame.

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This a dangerous book: Would you want to be right or to effectively handle the situation? It is also helpful hearing her own voice, her tone and emphases. Better you should sneak up on their blind side with an ego massage and learn how to give them the adulation they need without giving in.


Well-advertised talent and intelligence, achievement, grandiosity, competitiveness, conspicuous boredom, entitlement, lack of empathy, inability to accept criticism, ambivalence in other people.

Your best protection from these vampires lies in continuing to keep your own eyes on the big picture and not getting lost with them in the dark forest of obsessive detail.

What is the difference between having empathy and being an empath? No wonder most of my co-workers find him a nuance. Due to the different nature of these disorders, there is no one-size-fits-all set of boundaries. How could you be so stupid? But not this one. On Positive Energy Practices, she offers many life-saving prescriptions for transforming fatigue, stress, and fear into vibrance, strength, and love.

The longest wait is for them to speak even a single word of praise.

Emotional Vampires is packed with hands-on information. Narcissists present a difficult dilemma. One reason Paranoid jealousy is such a problem is emotiknal people usually handle it in exactly the wrong way: In the world of Paranoids, the line between perceptiveness and suspicion is as thin as a spiderweb and sharper than a razor blade. But it does feel of value. I gave this 4 stars instead of diletype only because Dr. To poor virtuous Paranoids, the universe is a conspiracy designed to make them miserable.

Sadly 5 years later, I dug out this book again for another difficult work situation.


From daredevils to histrionics to antisocial bullies, he gives good examples of their draining behaviors and how best to survive them. Therefore, it can be quite depressing to vamires through everything at one go.

No trivia or quizzes yet. It shows that the author has in-depth experience in this field. Orloff offers crucial practices, including:.

Today, I try to accept everything as it is. This is a book about dealing with people family members, coworkers, significant others who drain you emotionally, fieltype, and any other way you can imagine.

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Emotional Vampires: Dealing with People Who Drain You Dry

Upon reading it and based on my experience to boot, my answer is yeah. Emotional vampires that drain me dry. But I think most introverts just want the rest of us to just about shut up and go away.