Jealousy: Green Eyed Monster
If you are the jealous type ask yourself why? How have you come to be like this? Did this start when you were a child? Perhaps you didn’t get the attention and the reassurance you needed from your parents. Perhaps you were always number two (or three or more) in the family pecking order.
Sure you can go on playing this victim game as long as you like but is it really serving you well. Jealousy is a nasty color – green with envy; the green-eyed monster. These labels don’t even sound nice so why would you want to carry them around? If jealousy is your middle name then now might be a great time to remove it from your identity. Do a bit of personal development work on this aspect of your personality and I guarantee you will be doing yourself a very big favor.
Being jealous says more about you (usually) than your partner, so work on it. Only you can put these negative thoughts away and that is where they should be – out of sight and mind.
Being envious of your guy and the time and attention he gives to others is not a good look. In fact, I’m pretty certain most guys will not be flattered that this ugly emotion has reared its head in your relationship.
Look at it this way, being jealous is a habit that you have allowed yourself to develop. So, like any habit it can be broken. Improve your self talk. Remind yourself of how good you are and how lucky you both are to have each other. remember the great times when he has made you feel the center of his universe – and hold onto the feelings that go with those moments.