Jealousy is such an interesting thing to me. As immediate and intense as it feels when it hits, it has always struck me as a secondary — a smokescreen for something else.
He keeps saying that when the divorce is over she will be out of our lives but it’s not true. I'm jealous of my parent's ex.
"What is very clear to me is that you do not feel secure in this relationship." (image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp)
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How much energy does it take to be jealous? Hint: Way too much.
We were at a karaoke bar on a weeknight. I was sitting near a wall-length mirror, and I felt self-conscious about my body.
Envy goes both ways, and that can be frustrating — especially when all we really want when we state our jealousy is a little bit of sympathy. Image: Thinkstock.
While the trials of caring for three small kids make it easy for jealousy to bloom, what makes stay-at-home life even harder is the lack of empathy and understanding I get for this 24/7 job. I have spent a frustrating amount of time trying to “prove my worth” to my husband.
People will only post on social media what they want the world to see. This is often to impress and seek affirmation or to simply get as many likes as they can for a cool picture! But you never know what goes on behind closed doors.
My friends were throwing down red flags before we even saw each other’s faces. And I should have been more mindful, and I knew it. But I was curious.