Emotional Vampires Dealing with People Who Drain You Dry

ISBN-10: 0071381678

ISBN-13: 9780071381673

Edition: 2002

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'Emotional Vampires' tells how to spot them in your life, which defence strategies to employ before something happens and, if need be, what to do when you find yourself under attack.
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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 3/22/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Children of the Night: Who are these Emotional Vampires?
Are They Really Vampires?
Antisocial Vampires
Histrionic Vampires
Narcissistic Vampires
Obsessive-Compulsive Vampires
Paranoid Vampires
Maturity and Mental Health: If Emotional Vampires are children, what does it take to be a grown-up?
What Causes People to Become Emotional Vampires?
Immaturity versus Evil
The Everybody and Nobody Rule
What If You See Yourself?
The Way of Vampires: How Emotional Vampires are different, and more dangerous than other annoying people
Vampires Are Different
Vampires Prey on Humans
Vampires Can Change Their Shapes
Vampires Can't See Themselves in a Mirror
Vampires Are More Powerful in the Dark
A Vampire's Bite Can Turn You into a Vampire
Protecting Yourself from Vampires
Dark Powers: Emotional Vampires use hypnosis. Here's how to keep them from making you think you're a chicken
The Structure of Magic
Recognizing Hypnosis When You See It
The Danger Signs of Hypnosis
Hypnosis and Seduction
What to Do If You Discover You've Been Hypnotized
The Antisocial Types: Lovable Rogues
The Ferrari-Toyota Dilemma
How to Recognize an Antisocial Vampire
The Antisocial Emotional Vampire Checklist: Listening to the Call of the Wild
Vampire Daredevils: Sexy, thrilling, and definitely bad for your health
The Physiology of Excitement
Daredevil Hypnosis
How Vampires Keep You Coming Back for More
The 10 Elements of Vampire Fighting Strategy: Resisting the Forbidden Fruit
Vampire Used Car Salesmen: Slicker than cheap polyester, so always remember to read the fine print
Used Car Hypnosis
Is Honesty Really the Best Policy?
How Do You Tell If Somebody Is Lying?
The 10 Elements of Vampire Fighting Strategy: Protect Yourself from Predators in Polyester
Vampire Bullies: Big, scary, powerful, and stupid as the guys who used to take lunch money
The Instinct for Aggression
Vampire Bully Hypnosis
What to Do About Bullies
How to Do the Unexpected
The 10 Elements of Vampire Fighting Strategy: Don't Let Vampires Kick Sand in Your Face
Therapy for Antisocial Vampires
The Histrionic Types: Show Business, Vampire Style
What's It Like to Be Histrionic
The Histrionic Dilemma
The Histrionic Vampire Checklist: Living a Soap Opera
Vampires Who Ham It Up: Whether it's sex, sickness, or secrets of success, there's only one show business
Ham-it-up Hypnosis
Writing a Safe Role for Yourself
Illness as Theater
Histrionic Vampires and Motivation
The 10 Elements of Vampire Fighting Strategy: How to Keep from Joining the Cast
Passive-Aggressive Vampires: Deliver us from ghoulies and ghosties and people who are only trying to help
Giving Until It Hurts
Illness as Metaphor
Passive-Aggressive Hypnosis
Passive-Aggressive Behavior in Relationships
The High Self-Esteem Syndrome
The 10 Elements of Vampire Fighting Strategy: Enduring the Terrible Meek
Therapy for Histrionic Vampires
The Narcissistic Types: Big Egos, Small Everywhere Else
What It's Like to Be Narcissistic
The Narcissistic Dilemma
Narcissism and Self-Esteem
The Narcissistic Vampire Checklist: Identifying the Smartest, Most Talented, All-Around Best Person in the World
Vampires Who Are Legends in Their Own Minds: With talent like theirs, who needs performance?
How Narcissistic Legends Prevent Themselves from Succeeding
Narcissistic Legend Hypnosis
Another Narcissistic Dilemma
How to Socialize Narcissistic Legends
The 10 Elements of Vampire Fighting Strategy: Getting Geniuses to Do Something Useful for a Change
Vampire Superstars: You've got to love these guys! Worship them, actually
Dealing with Superstars' Insatiable Needs
Special People Expect Special Treatment
Who Cares What the Little People Think!
Superstar Hypnosis
Superstar Sex
The Plot to Change Superstars' Style
Superstar Depression and Anger
The 10 Elements of Vampire Fighting Strategy: How to Stop Being Treated Like a Groupie
Therapy for Narcissistic Vampires
The Obsessive-Compulsive Types: Too Much of a Good Thing
What It's Like to Be Obsessive-Compulsive
How Much Is Too Much?
Punishment, Where Good and Evil Meet
The Obsessive-Compulsive Vampire Checklist: Vice Masquerading as Virtue
Vampire Perfectionists and Puritans: Can the undead be anal-retentive?
Why Do They Always Seem Angry?
Obsessive-Compulsive Hypnosis
Product versus Process
Demanding Priorities
How the Imperfect Can Deal with Perfectionists
Why Are Puritans So Mean?
Dealing with Puritans without Getting Burned
The 10 Elements of Vampire Fighting Strategy: What to Do When the Good Guys Are After You
Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Vampires
The Paranoid Types: Seeing Things That Others Can't
Paranoid Purity
What It's Like to Be Paranoid
The Narcissist-Paranoid Dilemma
The Paranoid Emotional Vampire Checklist: Next Stop, the Twilight Zone
Vampire Visionaries and Green-Eyed Monsters: Inspiration always involves blowing things out of proportion
The Paranoid Quest
Paranoid Hypnosis
How to Recognize Crazy Ideas
Paranoids and Religion
Green-Eyed Monsters
The 10 Elements of Vampire Fighting Strategy: How to Give Paranoids a Glimpse of Reality
Therapy for Paranoid Vampires
Sunrise at Carfax Abbey
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