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What Jealousy Is Trying to Tell You

Jealousy: potential harms

  • A response to jealously is aggressive and offensive behavior. You may want to hurt the person.
  • Becoming avoidant may lead you to abuse alcohol or drugs.
  • Through withdrawal, you may hope that the person you have a relationship with will notice and re-establish your bond.
  • A perceived threat can induce anxiety that leads to insecurity.
  • Uncertainty about a relationship and the fear of shame can lead to an obsessive preoccupation with its status.
  • Your own self-perception will become amplified.

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