Experiment with different exercise routines and meditation to see what helps you get out of your head, and regularly schedule your own outings with friends so your life doesn’t feel super-dependent on your partner.Continually growing your own strengths will help you feel more confident, so you can healthily deal with feelings of jealousy whenever they crop up.
We need to know the person we’re with won’t hurt us by cheating on us, and we’re happy when they’re out with friends having a good time. But if we find ourselves getting suspicious and mistrusting when nothing has happened, then it may be because of our own insecurities.
(Read Unhealthy Relationship Expectations We Should All Know) (The following extract is taken from page 213-215 of The Dating Dilemma book, read the introduction for free.) Let’s be honest, men and women both experience jealousy from time to time, but they often handle it very differently.
Jealousy is something that can destroy a relationship, or at least weaken it and cause major problems.
We can’t write off our jealousy as ‘I just care’ or ‘It’s other people I don’t trust’, but we need to be able to spot the signs of our jealousy and learn to overcome our insecurities, anger, and suspicion.
“If there are valid signs in the relationship, name those pieces in a non-accusatory way,” Dr. They may not even be aware that the behavior was triggering you, and from there, the two of you can work to establish ground rules, or behaviors, that make both of you feel safe and happy in the relationship.