Jealousy..interesting concept. Where does it take you? Hmm..absolutely nowhere and beyond! Pretty sure almost all of us have been there and back at some point in our lives..Perhaps some of us didn’t even know we were going down Jealousy Lane..until that big green monster engulfed us.
I almost always say that I am not the jealous type, but in reality..I sometimes can be, and it is so incredibly STUPID. And when I do feel that way, I don’t like admitting it..I know, I’m not perfect, then again who really is? In some ways it is such a ‘joke’..say I have some jealous ‘tendencies’…a few weeks later I’m almost embarrassed about how I acted..like really? did you really think like that?
Pretty much jealousy brings on self hate and unnecessary ‘hate’ towards others involved in said situation. There are different types of jealous..there’s ‘good’ jealousy(lack of a better term)..that’s just when you’re joking around with friends and whatever and if your friend gets to go to say some concert and you don’t, you’ll be like “Oh, I am so jealous of you!” –that’s not even REAL jealousy, so that’s alright, ‘cuz most of the time we don’t really mean any harm on anyone in those situations. But then there are other times, for example…(once again talking from a girl’s perspective..but it’s applicable from a guy’s point of view as well).
Girl A likes Guy 1. Guy 1 talks to Girl B.Girl A gets a bit concerned.Guy 1 continues to talk to Girl B.. A LOT…Girl A then starts to assume that Guy 1 likes Girl B more than he likes Girl A….Girl A has the green monster creeping up inside of her. Then Guy 1 talks to Girl A about Girl B..and about how awesome she is.. Girl A’s heart breaks in 10 pieces. Girl A pretends that she’s totally fine with the guy that she likes talking about Girl B…and tries to be supportive..but then inside, Girl A starts to not like Girl B very much…and she gets upset/mad with Guy 1 but tries not to show it……….and then it just gets all screwed up: THE END. (I am not even kidding you, this really does happen in real life.)
Jealousy really wrecks friendships and even lowers your own confidence. Sometimes it makes you downgrade yourself, and think that you’re nothing inside, especially when it’s in the above situation. But just think to yourself, some time in the future, after you get over it, you will feel kind of like “oh my goodness, WHY ON EARTH DID I ACT LIKE THAT?! WHAT WAS WRONG WITH ME?!”. Jealousy is a wasted emotion and just bad for your health and well being in general. Like do you really want to fret over something and bring on such a thing when you don’t even know if it’s actually even TRUE!? You have better things to do than feel jealous about something, especially if it is based on a misperceived thought. Usually if it’s from a misperceived thought, it is based on insecurities. And if you ever feel like jealousy is creeping up on you, do whatever you can to prevent it, don’t feed the feeling.