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negative energy sponge

Are You a Negative Energy Sponge?

If you're an empath, you are a human emotional sponge who automatically absorbs the stress and emotions of the people around you. The effects can be debilitating, much like heavy socializing can be for introverts. Are you a negative energy sponge? Here are a few strategies to stop soaking up…
signs someone's using you

5 Sure Signs Someone's Using You

We've all learned by now that not everyone who enters our lives has good intentions. Sometimes, the people we consider closest to us are the people using us to their advantage. Whether it's a friend or a partner, here are 5 signs someone's using you. 1. They only call when…
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