I realize I work in an office of psychic/energy vampires. I’d say roughly 1/4 of the people who work here don’t fall into that category. It’s difficult terrain to travel, particularly in today’s jobs and economic environment. I don’t want to leave this position at the moment. So I did some research on Energy Vampires. Here are some great descriptions and coping tactics for your dealings with the Energetically Undead!!
http://www.drjudithorloff.com/Free-Articles/Protect-Yourself.htm (she’s pretty awesome—check out her other stuff, too!)
*is the title of a song I wrote a few years ago and never finished. It was about a roommate I had to kind of friend-break-up with. We’re friends again, and we talked it all out. Huzzah!