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Emotional Vampires: Dealing With People Who Drain You Dry
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0071381678, Paperback)
"Bernstein provides a field guide to the various types of Emotional Vampires and advises readers how to protect themselves from being victims of these predatory personalities."Boston Globe
From bestselling author Albert J. Bernstein
The author of Dinosaur Brains offers protection from people who seek to destroy the emotional and psychological well-being of others. Like the fabled demons, these vampires:Think their needs are more important than yours Believe "the rules" apply only to other people Use their tempers in the same way terrorists use bombs
Emotional Vampires tells readers how to spot a "vampire" in their lives, which defense strategies to employ to prevent one from striking, and what to do if and when they find themselves under attack.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:04:49 -0400)
Protect yourself from people who take undue advantage and suck the energy out of your life. Emotional Vampires will help you cope effectively with the people in your life that confound you, confuse you, and seem to sap every ounce of your energy. Bestselling author Dr. Al Bernstein shows you how to recognize each vampire type, antisocial, histrionic, narcissists, obsessive-compulsives, paranoids, and deal with them effectively. He uses many examples from the latest news headlines, which will help you distinguish between the types and deepen your understanding of each one. In response to the daily calls and emails he got about the previous edition of this book, Dr. Al Bernstein has added his advice for dealing with those emotional vampires who come in the shape of spouses and lovers, relatives, and children. Dr. Bernstein shows you how to deal with each vampire type and what you need to do to keep from getting drained.
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