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Emotional Vampires and what to do about them

 Originally posted in 2017.  An emotional vampire is something that sucks your good energy out of you.  How do you protect yourself from emotional vampire situation, people and events?  Don't let them in. Be an observer. I'm not saying cut yourself off emotionally from everything. I'm saying be discerning when it comes to your emotions. Easier said than done, I know. It's something I myself am still learning to do. It takes time and practice. Sensitive souls wander this world constantly 'feeling' deeply and often times feeling bad for people and/or events. That doesn’t mean you have to be a martyr.  If there is something terrible happening to someone or if there is an emotional event, shield yourself. You can still be there for other people without sacrificing your own well-being. Again, I know this is easier said than done.  And I don't mean for you to be emotionless.  Emotions are what make us beautiful human beings.  I just want you to be shielded from ot