Emotional Vampires

Emotional Vampires

Dealing With People Who Drain You Dry

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
Details a range of personality disorders that can be emotionally draining for a partner to deal with, including antisocial, obsessive-compulsive, and paranoid behavior, and presents strategies for mending and avoiding bad relationships.

McGraw Hill

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.

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2012
Edition: 2nd ed
Description: xi, 260 p. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780071790956
Branch Call Number: 158.2 Ber


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4book1 Jul 07, 2013

If you know anyone who tries your patience on a regular basis "Emotional Vampires..." is worth checking out. The book describes a number of "vampire" characteristics, what makes them tick, and how to cope with them

Aug 08, 2012

OK, but not great book...written for the masses -a "fast food" book (i.e. goes down easy but you're hungry afterwards for some REAL knowledge about these kinds of people!)

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