Let’s discuss the green-eyed, insidious relationship monster known as jealousy. There are varying degrees of it, and some are healthy, but others can lead you down the road to disappointment and singledom.
Maybe it’s the gentle familiarity your girlfriend and her best friend share, the curious spark in her eyes when she looks at other women or the glowing admiration she oozes when speaking about her co-worker. Whatever the trigger might be, your eyes grow greener with jealousy until you are a dish of wobbly, lime green jelly. Does this scenario ring true?
We all feel jealous from time to time, but do you find your thoughts, emotions, and behavior engulfed by feelings of anger, frustration, and yearning for your partner’s attention? Many times, people feel this way when they fear that their partner will leave them for someone else. Jealousy can turn strong relationships into fragmented unions, especially when “normal” jealousy crosses over into an unhealthy territory.
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