We've all interacted with someone with whom after you walk away you feel like you had the life drained right out you. Sometimes you can't even figure out what happened, you just feel different (and often not in a good way).
Vampires do exist, and they subsist on our energy systems (siphoning our time, emotions and mental energy). Actually we all siphon energy from people for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it's because we need someone else's energy to get through the day, so we take little bits here and there, and sometimes because it's become a habitual pattern of interpersonal relating that can become damaging in our relationships if we don't learn how to manage our own energetic requirements.
I've decided, in order to be both tongue and cheek and in preparation for the season six premiere of True Blood (yeah...I watch it) to relate them to the show's primary characters. Granted, for you True Blood purists all of my correlations are not "vampires" per se but you'll get the idea.
As you read try and figure out which style you relate to. You may not be a raging energy sucker, but you may be a master of the little drink...We all do it, at least we should be aware right?Read More