Is Jealousy Ruining Your Relationship?

Time to tackle your green-eyed monster

Occasional feelings of jealousy are natural. Who wouldn’t admit to feeling a little envious when their partner talks to a beautiful woman? However, when jealousy has a noticeable effect on the quality of your relationship, it’s time to take action before it kills off the love between you and your partner once and for all. Here are some thoughts and tips on how to change your thinking and tame your green-eyed monster.

Jealousy doesn’t solve anything

Although you don’t choose to experience jealousy, you can approach your feelings rationally and adopt a new way of thinking. When he’s out with the guys and you’re at home watching a movie, feeling jealous because he’s enjoying himself and you’re not doesn’t solve anything. Relentlessly questioning him or making him feel guilty for going out and having a good time will not make you feel any better and will only stop him from being happy. The result: He’s miserable and so are you. Admit to yourself that your feelings of jealousy are not helping anyone. Life isn’t a competition, so embrace your partner’s happiness.

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