To some extent, jealousy is inevitable in relationships. Put simply, when you love someone you don't want to lose them, and ironically, jealousy often arises when your partner is happy in the relationship. The fact is that jealousy is natural, but what matters most is how you deal with it. Here are some great ways to deal with jealousy emotionally so as not to jeopardize the widespread association with irrational jealousy.
1. Express your jealousy in a gentle way
If you think your partner is doing something to make you jealous, there is an opportunity to share your feelings and talk to them in a mature manner. You can also communicate with humor, diplomacy, or in person, as long as you are respectful. If you are funny, you can joke about how jealous you are when your partner takes notice of other people.
2. List your uncertainties.
Mastering how to stop being a jealous friend starts with looking at yourself. What insecurities are driving your jealousy? Not sure about perfectionism? Are you comparing yourself to others? If it's your fault. Check yourself and do it yourself.
3. Don't sneak attack on their belongings.
It's tempting to check your partner's cell phone while they're in the shower or to log in to your email while walking your dog. However, this is not a smart idea. “If someone cheats, they will find a way to do it. Checking cell phones and computers may not give your partner the comfort they seek, but can increase anxiety levels.
4. Increase your self-esteem
When trying to deal with jealousy, it's a good idea to look at yourself and perhaps think about why it is so easy for your eyes to turn green. It is often the result of a lack of confidence. You may have no reason not to trust your partner, and jealousy arises from having been mistreated or feeling worthless in the past.
5. Talk about it
When something like jealousy floods in, finding the right people to talk to and healthy ways to express our feelings is important. People who support our positive side and help us not to experience our worries or to go deeper into them are friends we want to talk to about our jealousy.
6. Be careful
Persistence techniques help you pay attention to thoughts and feelings without judging or criticizing them. When you raise your awareness of jealousy, you can see all of these patterns, including things that happened before you got jealous.
7. Stop being jealous
If you are unsure if your partner is cheating on you, the best thing to do is try to get rid of the jealousy that weighs on you. The writer of the chronicle suggests practicing self-care techniques such as exercise and outings with friends to help build self-esteem. "The better you feel, the more you can give in to what other people are doing when you're not watching
8. Think about how this type of jealousy negatively affects you
It's good to take some time to think about how your jealousy is negatively affecting you as a person. For example, it is not healthy for you or your relationship to be constantly on the sidelines because your partner is talking or texting someone. When you completely surrender to how jealousy is changing you, or how you act and feel, you may be more inclined to understand how to deal with and let go of jealousy.
Jealousy can be destructive and can act as poison in intimate relationships. By following the above advice and strategies and being jealous, you will be able to further build your relationship and deepen your trust.
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