He that is not jealous is not in love. -St. Augustine
The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves. -William Penn
What is jealousy? Is it the tie that binds or the wedge that drives us apart? What purpose does it serve in our lives and relationships? What drives us to become jealous? Is jealousy envy? Can jealousy be like a cloud with a silver lining?
Jealousy is a reactive state that conveys the negative internal chatter and emotions of insecurity, fear, and anxiety over an anticipated loss of something that the person values, such as a relationship, friendship, or love. Jealousy often consists of a combination of fear-based emotions such as anger, resentment, abandonment, rejection, grief, and disgust… just to name a few. Envy, on the other hand, is a reactive state of discontent and resentment fueled by and linked with a desire for obtaining the Read More→