How do you conquer jealousy?
Overcoming jealousy: The Dos
- DO recognize you have an issue. The first step to overcoming something irrational is, as always, to acknowledge that you have an issue.
- DO actually trust them.
- DO keep yourself busy.
- DO improve your self-esteem.
- DO communicate properly with your partner.
Why do I get so jealous?
Jealousy may be driven by low self-esteem or a poor self-image. If you don’t feel attractive and confident, it can be hard to truly believe that your partner loves and values you. Other times, jealousy can be caused by unrealistic expectations about the relationship.
How do I talk to my partner about jealousy?
Talk to your partner.
Rather than navigate those murky emotions on your own, bring your partner into the conversation. Sit down when the jealousy isn’t in full-force so your emotions aren’t running high. Then, tell them you want to talk and calmly explain what you’re feeling jealous about.
Is jealousy a sign of love or insecurity?
Many people glamourize jealousy by saying it’s a sign of love. It’s not! It’s a sign of insecurity and reflective of seeing your partner as an object to be possessed. It’s a negative emotion stemming from both desire and insecurity, but not love.