Vampires

Vampires

How could someone acknowledge that he/she is a vampire? Many don’t even know. Oh!…the stories they tell themselves!… about themselves!… Some years ago, I had a friend with all the traits of all the vampirism forms I know. All of them! All in one. A professor of mine made once a classification of the vampires. There are 8 types, I will list here: The vampire of weakness (tells you to stop dreaming, it’s unattainable), the vampire of envy (your accomplishments are ‘just luck’), the vampire of mistake (do a single mistake and they will qualify whatever you do as a mistake), the vampire of conflict (feeding himself with the energy of  conflict), the vampire of good (posing as “the savior”, usually after she created a conflict), the vampire of arrogance (has no respect or dignity, hiding his own impotence in arrogance), the vampire of victimization (the eternal ‘misunderstood’, she is never guilty of anything), the leech vampire (he makes you feel useful at first and ends up taking all your time and energy). All these vampires are usually disguised as helpful guys. Back to my friend. Was fascinating how she juggled with these roles, depending which would fit the moment. Her life was an amazing mess, her interference in others’ lives was so consuming … there was no drop of power left for her, no oxygen, so then, she had to take from others. Caught in her own net. And me and my ‘help attachment’, caught as well. After a while of vampire – vampirized relationship, after some study and some chaos…things have changed. After all this, a time had come when I could almost physically, distinctly hear Gorgonas’ roaring or her soft sssssssssssnessssssssssssss, happening. “I would vampirize, too, if I wouldn’t be able to breathe”, a friend said. Yes, I guess. Although costly, it was a precious, rewarding experience, once done.  Count Dracula himself can come now! Me and the count, we could have tea, lavender, maybe, at the candle light.

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