The expression derives from an exhaustive relationship. This sensation happens when a companion does not reciprocate the same feelings. In a single word it is depression. A feeling of being defeated by the obstacle of your companions character. The analogy of drain is the constant meditation on the dysfunctional relationship without any sight of resolve. It drains your joy by continuously focusing on the negativity, hence emotional drain.
answered 13 Apr '12, 11:28
emotional drain is when you tell the truth to someone that does not want to see or hear it. you waste your energy and the person does not want to help them self. in those case the person is not ready so do not get emotionnal about it let them in their juice eventually they will open there eyes and ears. it is like someone with addiction(drug, alccool etc.) you can help them telling them they drink to much in truth with no judgement etc. but they have free will and it is their choice. until they are ready to make that choice you are speaking to a deaf because no amount of talk will reach that person. but you tried not your fault. is free will is responsibility not yours. so go do something that you enjoy.
answered 13 Apr '12, 04:00
Hi Perfection, If ever one day you feel emotional drain you will know exactly what it is. It isn't a nice feeling and is something like physical drain only on an emotional feeling level.
When one is physicaly drained one is physically tired and spent and wants nothing more than rest so as to recuperate. When one is emotionaly drained one is also spent and tired but in a thinking feeling way and is much too tired to bother to think about a solution. The problem here is that having a sleep or rest wont allways solve the problem and the drain will still be there on awakening. Mostly the two go together as emotional drain will effect the body and one feels tired in body and soul or too much physical drain will eventualy effect the emotions and the same thing can sometimes happen.
Have you ever lost a loved one? That feeling of sadness you get that simply wont go away and is making you feel bad is emotional drain. Yes emotional drain is emotional pain.
Depression is a perfect example of emotional drain for if one feels too much emotional drain than it is best to seek help as one could be suffering from depression.
answered 13 Apr '12, 05:59
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