Why Do We Feel Jealousy - Deepstash

Why Do We Feel Jealousy

When we feel jealousy, it is generally urging us to do one of three things: to cut off the rival, to prevent our partner’s defection by redoubling our efforts, or to cut our losses and leave the relationship. All have evolved to make sure we balance the costs and benefits of the relationship. Investing time, energy and reproductive effort in the wrong partner is seriously damaging to your reproductive legacy and chances of survival.

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Love is both a wonderful thing and a cunning evolutionary trick to control us. A dangerous cocktail in the wrong hands.

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