Every paranormal thriller that stars one of these intriguing little boards shows a bunch of unsuspecting teenagers having stupidly acquired one, after being warned not to mess with it, sitting around attempting to speak to the dead. Before long they are being haunted, demonized, and murdered until the hero or heroine destroys it once and for all ... or so they think.
If you could see the energetic transference of energy you would see what looks like little hooks, that literally fly out from one person to another hooking into their chakras. These "cords" can suck your precious energy right out from under your nose energizing the person stealing and and leaving you weak and vulnerable to psychic attack.
My whole life I have attracted needy people who do nothing more than drain my precious energy. Having this spirit of always wanting to help or take care of people led me attract strays. We are all like this in some ways, especially if we are givers. Givers by nature attract takers, so we must be super careful to make sure that we don't allow toxic people to slip in under the radar because we are so blinded by our need to help or save them.