Ways to deal with Energy Vampires

People who suck or drain your energy can be termed Energy Vampires, Energy Suckers, etc. These are the people who suck out all of your energy make you feel mentally exhausted physically tired and all drained up. This can be more concerning if they are your close ones. They gaslight you in such a way that leaves you feel guilty and sad. Having such people in your life can make you restless, sleepless, anxious and can affect your mental well-being. Such people are a big red flag. But we do not usually recognize or navigate such people around us that easily.

Signs to look for in people who drain you:

  • They have all intense, high nervous energy and are dramatic all the time. These people have their energy all high in such a way that sucks all your energy. They have their melodrama always on by making big deal out of nothing.
  • They have all intense, high nervous energy and are dramatic all the time. These people have their energy all high in such a way that sucks all your energy. They have their melodrama always on by making big deal out of nothing.
  • Attention Seeker: They try to get your attention now and then. They try to impose themselves on you.
  • They never try to comprehend while you communicate. They never understand your point of view and think high of themselves which eventually makes you feel guilty.

Ways to deal with Energy Vampires

It is not easy to navigate an emotionally draining person especially if it’s somebody in your close circle.

  • But once you have navigated that person do not feel afraid to counter them.
  • Prepare yourself firmly to confront them.
  • Do not feel guilty after refusing or saying no to such a person.
  • Stay calm and don’t feed onto their drama.
  • Talk to them make them understand what you feel about their behavior.
  • But most importantly, keep your mental health above everything and take utmost care of yourself.