Recognizing and dealing with jealousy

It is said that if we have high self-esteem, we will tend to be less jealous. This is in some measure true. It is also true that jealousy can be a cause of low self-esteem, as well as the result of it. Given a situation in which one feels outdone by a rival, in which…

Jealousy: the most destructive issue in intimacy

Jealousy is so often a destructive issue in intimacy. Jealousy and envy may be┬áthe least understood of the emotions and are, potentially, the most devastating to intimate relationships. Their manifestations can be so subtle and covert that we may be able to recognize them only in retrospect, long after they have done their damage. Jealousy…