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How to Overcome JealousyWhat is Jealousy?If you look up the word Jealousy in a dictionary you may well find that there are two different types of feeling or experience that are described:Suspicion and Fear of Possible Rivals –For example, if you are in a relationship and you fear that your partner is or may be attracted by someone else and may be unfaithful to you or reject or leave you.Envy – Being envious of someone else: for example, if you envy someone’s qualities, possessions, relationships or success.Problems Caused by JealousyBoth types of jealousy are likely to cause problems for you and your relationships.For you: if you experience jealousy you are likely to feel accompanying negative and painful emotions such as:ResentmentHurtAngerA sense of inadequacy or powerlessness or frustrationFor your relationships: if you experience jealousy then it is likely to impact on the way that you relate to the people closest to you, since you may exhibitHostilitySuspicionNegativityLack of trustPoor communicationCommon Features of JealousyBoth types of jealousy often involve, whether consciously or unconsciously:1. A tendency to compare yourself to someone else2. A worry or belief that in some respect you lack something that that someone else has or are inferior to them in some way3. Attaching a very high degree of importance to this sense of inadequacy so that you may get it completely out of proportionDistorted Thinking and JealousyFor most people the role of distorted thinking in jealousy is of paramount importance and the key to taking control of your jealousy is to start to identify how your perceptions of yourself and of other people are fuelling your jealousy and making you feel bad.Once you have started this process of identification you can then do something about it by trying out practical strategies for counteracting your distorted thinking processes to help you act more constructively, feel better and take control of your jealousy.CBT and JealousyCBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to give it its grand name) is a set of simple techniques for helping you to identify your distorted thinking patterns and their influence on your emotions.It is not psychoanalysis - it is the complete opposite: simple practical techniques for helping you put negative distorted thoughts into perspective, improve your self esteem and manage your jealous behaviour.Visit The Official Website