They're called 'energy vampires,' ... friends and loved ones that you like spending time with but have a tendency to exhaust you either physically or emotionally, or both.
Terri Orbuch, also known as the Love Doctor, dropped by the Fox2 News Studios Saturday morning to say it doesn't have to be that way.
She said the first step is to identify the people that take the energy away from you. Tune into your body and look for the signals. Then, you have to take a stand for yourself.
"You have to learn to say 'no,'" she said. "You have to protect yourself and protect your own energy."
Watch the video above to hear the rest of her suggestions and click here
for more information about the Love Doctor and her tips for strengthening relationships.