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Questions tagged [jealousy]

For questions about situations influenced by feelings of jealousy, whether felt by you or someone else.

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How can I express to my boyfriend that I don't feel comfortable with this situation without sounding like blackmailing him?

My boyfriend and I have been in a serious relationship for a few years. I have known of this female friend ever since but have never met. She visited him once where he lives now and stayed over in ...
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Girlfriend become aggressive when we bump into other women

About the relationship My girlfriend and I have been together for 5 years now and we have lived together for 2. We are both introverts, and we had some trust issues over two years ago, admittedly my ...
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How to tactfully deal with friend who claims that I am in 'his' team?

I and one of my friends play a game 'X' and we play equally well. Whenever we have a team (pair) event, both of us pair up. However, in presence of others, he often says that I am in 'his' team. In ...
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How to tell my girlfriend I'm uncomfortable with her getting jealous when I look at other people?

So it's been 4 months since we started dating. I'm aware that she is insecure and jealous but it has been going worse since we started dating. At first she started complaining about me hanging out ...
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How to explain to a friend I don't like them stopping talking to me due to a jealous friend/sexual partner?

Background I have a friend for almost three years now, we are both 24 y.o, we have always been so close and, even if we live far away from each other (+9000km), we have spoken every single day since ...
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How can I talk to my boyfriend about how often he looks at girls online around me? [closed]

We have a relationship of five years, he before being with me was a promiscuous man however he had no serious relationship so let's say he had the freedom to be. In our relationship has not given me ...
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How to continue a friendship after my friend told me she's jealous of me?

I've been friends with Anne for 10 years now. We initially bonded over the fact that we both want to be musicians. While I've been actively working on it, she hasn't really done anything about it, she ...
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How to deal with a boyfriend's coworker that make you jealous?

I have been in a relationship for 2 years and for the most part I am very happy. My boyfriend, lets call him Max, is a very sweet and thoughtful person and we get along very well. However there’s been ...
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How to convince a girlfriend I have not been unfaithful

A little background: My girlfriend is a very jealous woman. She has had bad experiences with past relationships, and firmly believes that I am also unfaithful to her even though she has no proof. She ...
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As a woman, how to avoid angry stares from other people's wives or girlfriends [closed]

I am a moderately good looking woman. With basic makeup and hair styling, I can make myself look pretty. This is my preferred look when I go out. I often get a lot of stares, sometimes admiring and ...
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Is it unreasonable to feel uncomfortable when my Girlfriend frequently talks to her ex? [closed]

I have been dating this girl for about one month now, and for the sake of discussion we'll call her Sally. Sally ended a relationship with her former boyfriend, we'll call him Billy, a couple months ...
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How to deal with a jealous girlfriend?

I really love my girlfriend. Out of all the girlfriends that I've had, she's the best. We get along very well on most matters and I have almost no complaints about her. But, she has only one problem: ...
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How can I convince my partner to accept my best friend instead of wanting to break up?

Background My partner (27F) and I (26M) have been together for about a year. We live together. Throughout our relationship, my partner has been jealous of my friendship with my best friend (25F) of 4 ...
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Girlfriend's sister's boyfriend talking excessively to my girlfriend

I'm in a long-distance relationship with Alice, and recently, her sister, Betty has started getting very serious with her boyfriend John (talking about marriage and the like). Alice has met and talked ...
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How to manage someone flirting with my partner at a party?

When at a party with my partner, someone was flirting with him and kept putting her hand on his leg. I found myself becoming very jealous, but didn't say anything, and got more and more angry, as he ...