How to Effectively Identify and Deal with Emotional Moochers


Evelyn Ryan, Yourlifelifter

I read something disconcerting today. Someone was making derogatory comments about people in need and taking handouts, what we commonly refer to as “moochers.” Here are my thoughts relating to mooching as it applies to emotional health, relationships and current events permeating our lives.

What is Mooching?

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Mooching is a necessary part of the human condition we need for survival that no one is immune to and exempt from regardless of beliefs, religion, color, creed, sex, political affiliation, societal status, or title. It, can, however become extremely harmful in the wrong hands by those who have no legitimate need and who mooch at your expense to benefit themselves without working to earn or return those benefits.

Exploitation and power imbalanced situations can come in many forms because “moochers” can come packaged differently. We can have a single abusive or toxic mate, lover, co-worker, an annoying troll on social…

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