15 Ways to Overcome Jealousy In Your Relationship


Lifestyle | By Cole Damon | February 27, 2018

Jealousy can often be a demeaning factor in a relationship, as it can put both the partners at loggerheads against each other. Such relationships often fail to last the test of times and because of the contempt that is developed to jealousy, they finish rather soon. Regardless of what past cases suggest, jealousy in a relationship is not the end, as we list 15 ways to overcome it here.

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Get to the Core

Each and every form of jealousy comes from core insecurity from the back of the mind. Feelings of jealousy often breed much more evil, which is why if you're able to identify the main reason, you can easily work on it.

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Stay Clear of Doubtful Situations

If you're in a relationship with a partner that can get jealous or possessive easily, the least you can do is to steer clear of potentially harmful situations. If they don't like you with other girls at nightclubs, so don't do that.

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Work on Yourself

Jealousy may be something that you have inherited or have developed over time, but you can always work on it. Working on your jealousy by building trust on your partner can help you move forwards in a proficient manner.

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Stop Being Rigid

Stop trying to portray yourself as very hard and leave room for your partner to work on you. Your partner would love the trust and the ability to change that you show for the sake of the relationship.

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Communication

The number one factor or weapon that you can use to kill jealousy in a relationship is communication. If your partner feels insecure or jealous about something then communicate with them and let them know that you're not going anywhere anytime soon.

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Give Space

Jealousy in a relationship can be perfectly handled by giving each other some much needed space. Giving some space to each other in a relationship can often work in your favor as you will be able to get to know each other better.

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Work on the Paranoia

Working on your paranoia can almost always help address jealousy, because it is your paranoia that is instigating jealousy from within you. By working on the paranoia, you will limit the occurrence of jealousy ever again in the relationship.

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Don't Play Games

If you know that your partner in a relationship goes through paranoia then the best way to address this situation is by not playing games. By playing games you would only be making them more prone to their flaws.

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Stop the Comparisons

One of the most effective ways to limiting the impact of jealousy is to stop the comparisons. This can be effective when it comparing your partner with others and also when it comes to comparing yourself to someone else.

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Be Prepared for Losing Them

I know we're overcoming the jealousy in a bid to help you maintain the relationship, but by being prepared to lose them, you're actually helping yourself prepare for what may come in the future. That is a good way forward.

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Evaluate Your Relationship

Evaluating your relationship can almost always help when it comes to understanding each other and the reasons behind jealousy in a better way. See the reasons that may be causing the jealousy and try to limit them or their impact on you.

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Scrutinize Yourself

Nobody likes being criticized by someone else, which is why it is best if you scrutinize yourself to limit the impact of jealousy on your mind and body. Counsel yourself if you believe you're going wrong somewhere in the relation.

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Set Rules

Setting rules in a relationship may sound a bit too harsh, but you can start by innately following these rules yourself. When you feel that they are applicable, you can place them for both you and your partner to follow over time.

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Console Each Other

Consoling each other and realizing that jealousy will eventually go away and make your relationship better is a great way to go about things. Knowing that there is light at the end of the tunnel is always motivating and inspiring.

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Know there's Life beyond Envy

There is life beyond envy and jealousy, and the earlier you know and comprehend this, the better it will be for you. Always know that many people suffered from this problem and they did find a way out of it.

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