We’ve all had the experience of being caught up in a toxic relationship. While we often think about this term when describing romantic partners, we can also experience a toxic relationship with a platonic friend. One of the most toxic kinds of relationships are those with people who are needy and constantly sapping our energy.
When we feel physically drained by someone, guess what? They are actually pulling energy from us and very often, they are connected to us with psychic cords.
When we connect with people, we do so energetically. Though we can’t see energetic cords with our physical eyes, they are in fact there, connecting us to people who we have relationships with. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. In fact, when psychic cords are healthy, they can give us energy. Often mothers will have energetic cords connecting them to their children. They may immediately sense if the child is in danger. Or they may sense when a child is upset.
People who are in a romantic relationship often have psychic cords connecting them to each other. Again, this can be a comforting thing if the relationship is healthy.
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But what happens when the connection is not healthy? If you have a needy friend, they may always be asking things of you. Or perhaps they constantly dump their problems on you. Then there is the friend who always wants you to listen to their problems but they never want to take the time to be there to listen to yours. This is an example of a toxic relationship where you may want to cut the energetic cord.
How to cut energetic cords in a toxic relationship
If you want to cut the cords with a needy friend it’s really not that difficult to do. Some people call on Archangel Michael to help them to cut the energetic cords in a toxic relationship. You can also call on your spirit guides to help you with the process.
Find a quiet space where you won’t be disturbed and go into meditation. Close your eyes, pay attention to your breath and give you body and mind a few minutes to relax. Then, call on Archangel Michael or your spirit guides if you’d like. Ask them to help you remove any energetic cords that are not serving your highest good. Then specifically ask for help in removing any energetic cords attaching you to your needy friend.
Some people like to visualize a cord connecting them to the needy friend and then visualize themselves cutting the cord with a pair of scissors. If that helps you, then by all means use that visualization to your advantage.
It is important to wish people the best. Remember, we get in our lives what we put out. So after you set the intention to remove the energetic bond, wish the other person well in their life. Remember, cutting energetic cords is not about them; it’s about you. You can wish them well while wishing yourself to be free of their neediness.
Once you’re finished, thank your spirit guides or Archangel Michael for their help. You may also want to smudge the area that you are in as a symbolic way of getting rid of anything that is left of the etheric cord.
Once you’ve done this ritual, see how the relationship with the needy person changes. You may be surprised to find that the relationship seems to shift into one that is more fulfilling to you.