“Welcome to the wonderful world of jealousy. For the price of admission, you get a splitting headache, a nearly irresistible urge to commit murder, and an inferiority complex. Yippee.”
Truth be told, sometimes we have to let go of what’s killing us, even if it’s killing us to let go. And jealousy is one of these things we must let go, no matter how hard it is.
Because jealousy is a disease; love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy – when in fact, they are completely incompatible; one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.
Excessive jealousy doesn’t tell someone how much you love them; it tells them how much you dislike yourself. And no amount of love, or promises, or proof from them will ever be enough to make you feel better. For those broken pieces you carry, are pieces you must mend for yourself. Happiness is an inside job. Deep down you know this is true.
If you don’t address your jealousy, it can lead to all kinds of frustration and unhappiness. It starts small and spreads like a disease. That’s why it’s so important to address it and overcome it in your relationships ASAP, before things get worse and completely out of control. [Read more…]