Energy Vampires

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This might sound like a bit of an odd term, but it is in fact quite commonly used and yes – you can Google it. Lol! There are other terms for it too, such as "psychic vampires" or "spiritual vampires".

I am not sure how “in tune” or interested in “energy” most of you are in general, but it is always something that has absolutely fascinated me – because to my mind, absolutely EVERYTHING revolves around energy and derives from energy.


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An energy vampire is somebody who literally sucks the energy out of you – be it intentionally or unintentionally. Being in their company will often leave you feeling drained and tired physically and/or emotionally.

For the most part, I would say that it is done unintentionally, but that doesn’t really change the fact that it occurs – all the time, everywhere with people from all walks of life.


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I absolutely LOVE studying people and always have. I love observing their mannerisms, body language, the way they present themselves, the way they interact with others etc. You can learn a lot about people simply by observing them.

When in my early twenties, I started to notice that there were certain people that I was friend with but whenever I was in their company for any length of time, I became really tired and often quite depressed.

I also started to notice that I felt similar after being in shopping malls for long periods of time.


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After investigating the matter, I started to learn about the “giving and taking” of energy and how different people are affected in different manners.

I am a very high energy individual and it would appear that I seem to attract character types that are often the complete opposite into my sphere. For the most part, I seem to be able to “give” of my own energy to those that need it, therefore leaving them feeling a lot better and me unaffected – if it is limited… but I have also learnt when to remove myself from the company of those people and situations when I feel that it is in fact starting to make me feel low.

I think – in addition to this, I am also what is referred to as a “psychic sponge” – which is a different topic entirely – but in short, it is someone who literally absorbs other peoples “energetic baggage”. Which also explains why a lot of people will comment on feeling more energetic or positive after being with me for a while.


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Don’t get me wrong, I am sure there are plenty of people who cant stand being in my company because I can be quite loud – but hey… those are not my people. Lol

This might seem like a complex topic, and I suppose in many ways it is – but fundamentally, it is not complicated.

We are all energetic beings. Every thought we have carries energy – every action, every word spoken – all of it. The places we visit carry energy, the objects we touch carry energy… it is endless.

If you pay attention to that, you too will start to notice how and when you are affected by it.


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Personally – I think it is an important thing to be aware of – because there ARE those that will do it intentionally and repeatedly use you to “feed” themselves… and those instances and people should really be avoided, unless you are aware of it and allow it willingly.

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Sometimes people change and go through difficult times and morph into so called energy and emotional vampires. Divorces, family issues, illness, career problems...there are many reasons. You cannot just distance yourself from them especially if they are family. Once more you need to find a balance of giving and self protection.

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Precisely - and as I said... if they are family and/friends and you are aware of it and give "consent" then that is fine :)

I totally agree with you and I'd love to read more posts about energies and spiritual things..

Btw, how did you maintain to like.. close your energy field from others so they can't suck up all your energy? I'm trying to find my way how to deal with it. Before, I couldn't be in crowded places. Now I'm trying again to go out or to visit birthdays from family and friends.. sometimes I feel their energy and I can feel getting tired. When I get tired, it can take a week before I recover..

I'm very curious how you deal with it...

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bley47, keep renewing your own energy and don't accept others negativity.

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@bley47 I will write another post about how to handle it - hopefully tomorrow if I have a gap... and I will tag you xxx

Very interesting perspective on the effects of energies between people, will definitely look into this more. Fanks

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it is an interesting topic to investigate :)

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Been reading a bit since I commented, real deep topic. again thanks

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cool beans :) pleasure!

Awesome writing...

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thank you so much :)

I'm not aware of ever coming into contact with an energy vampire, but I definitely take the concept seriously. I think there is an innate spiritual force within each of us - connected to consciousness, perhaps - and that may be what some of these people are feeding off, whether intentionally or unintentionally.

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100% correct. The term "vampire" is just that - a term. Thanks for the comment :)

Most people don't realize that they come upon these "vampires" in their dreams...

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that is also very true.

Absolutely agree, I have learned so much by going through cancer and how your body and its cells are made up of energy. Reenergizing the body is the first line of defense agains disease. This means staying away from those people, places and things that negatively impact that.

awesome blog dear ... good job

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thank you for the positive feedback :)

Love these subjects :) You might love mine... keep it going!

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Thank you - Have checked the out and followed :) Looking forward to more xxx

Great stuff!

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Jayne, I recently had two people back to back do the same to me. I realized that i was being lax in keeping my protection up. Also as a Reiki Master, I increased my self healing and nightly meditation time. I had to keep filling my own cup so full that I willingly gave them the overflow. People can only drain us if we allow them too. Thanks for the post!