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I Was Jealous

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    Cheaters Never Win

    My ex dated a girl for over 10 years and never commited. After we married he continued to see/talk to her.  She showed up a few times at our gigs.  This was never pleasant.  I always speak my mind.  I didn't remember her the first time but after that...I...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 7 Responses May 21, 2009

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    Okay Maybe Was Jealous Is Bad Term

    Im a jealous person all around . I always have been ... and  im soo bitter about Jake but i need to just let that go .. Im never gonna have him the way i want him . Its too much of a distance and neither one of us are going to leave our children . But i'm so jealous of his...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2007

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    Just random thoughts came cross my mind.

    . Jealousy ..... It was eating me inside until I figured out some facts: 1) It makes me look silly. 2) It pushes people away. 3) I will hurt myself only and no one would care. So I decided to work on myself and put my things in order,,, I am who I am , I have good and bad...
    regretmyfeelings regretmyfeelings 41-45, M 6 Responses Jun 14, 2014

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    Done

    I stopped talking to my best friend. Maybe the reason is petty but sometimes you can feel like a relationship has run it's course. I was done with him, the way he treated me and the way he acted. It's weird how we became friends especially since we both liked the same guy. The...
    FightingToSwIm FightingToSwIm 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 16, 2013

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    Kinda Long, But Hey Im Detailed!

    Me and my only friend, bestfriend, Harrison, do everything together! So we went to this camp thing. When we were both 8 we made a list of things to do together before we turned 18. We wrote down 2, 937 thing's down. Ofcourse, we added more thing's as we got older, hence to why it...
    Lostgirlinbigworld Lostgirlinbigworld 13-15, F Sep 27, 2012

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    I Hated Knowing I Secretly Hated My Best Friend For Years

    for many many years i secretly hated my best friend because of how beautiful he was, and all the attention he got whenever we went anywhere at all. we could be at a gas station and someone would just have to let him know how gorgeous he was. everywhere we went, people, strangers...
    lionsdenn lionsdenn 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    My Bestfriend

    I hated certain people when they were around my best friend. I was in the elementary back then and I was possessive of my friends, especially the one I considered the best. I owned this best friend so why are people taking him/her away from me? I knew his/her secrets more than...
    masks masks 16-17 Sep 15, 2008

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    How I Overcame Jealousy

    Jelly Jelly   I was never taught how it was like to be jealous. I was just born with this thing called human nature. Like babies you see them fighting over toys, they weren't taught to do it they just do it. And who taught us to lie? Same with jealousy. We see someone who...
    ladynau ladynau 19-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2, 2008

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    Jasmin the Most Beautiful Flower...

    When I first saw her and I realized what was really happening, the fear and terror in my throat and stomach froze me with its icy clutches. The fear  strengthened, intensifying into a swirling mass of terror, doubt, and hope, but I kept it under control. I took a deep breath...
    Alyx Alyx 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 20, 2007

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    Not Anymore

    Very easy and very quick way to NOT JEALOUSE ANYMORE!!! It takes only a few minutes how you will start being different happy and normal person!ABSOLUTELY FREE ADVICE barbie_773@hotmail.com
    kich kich 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2009

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    Loss of a friendship

    Two years ago I reconnected with an old friend that I hadn't seen in 10 years and it was amazing how much we had in common. We were both engaged, renting, had a toddler and both pregnant with our second child. We weren't working and found ourselves spending 3-4 days a week...
    Miseryhascompany Miseryhascompany 26-30, F Jan 29, 2013

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    I Don't Know How to Be Jealous!

    This NYE's my fiance and I went out to a club in Sydney to celebrate new years with our mates. Long story short my partner walked over to a door ***** to ask her what time re-entry was (I found out later) and it looked like he was being flirtatious. One of his mates made a crack...
    bohogoddess bohogoddess 26-30 1 Response Jan 1, 2009

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    Jealous..?? Yh Right...w8 Who Am I Kidding

    hiya so anyway....my gf use to get my sooo jelaous i use to do lots of crazy things...i think she use to do it on purpose so anyway...she said that it would break us up...so yh i decided to stop it.....(but i still believe she did it on purpose) so she tells me things and i don't...
    SexyRu SexyRu 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2010

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    Rope Tying To A Tree?

    Me and my only friend, bestfriend, Harrison and I did everything together. This one paticular day, we were just walking around and a girl whom we both dont like cause she tried ruining our friendship, says to Harrison " Come over here " and she grabs his hand and runs away with...
    Lostgirlinbigworld Lostgirlinbigworld 13-15, F Sep 16, 2012

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    I Often Find Myself Guilty of It...

    Jealousy is a powerful emotion. It is considered one of the seven deadly sins. Although I feel envy goes hand in hand with pride. At least it does with me. I'm most often envious when my pride is hurt. I'm envious of what my friends have. They don't have to fight through the...
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 23, 2008

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    Classic Situation

    I'd never understood it when people talked of sibling jealousy. I didn't feel that way at all when my little brother was born. I loved him straight away; I wanted to see what type of person he would become. I was always aware of the way people treated me and my elder brother...
    musicspirit musicspirit 16-17, F Mar 11, 2009

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    You Better Believe I Was

    this was, by far, the worst case of jealousy i've experienced since high school. i can't explain it and i won't try.  i was overcome with emotions so powerful i didn't know what to do with them.  i succeeded in alienating everyone around me (most importantly, him) and...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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    Grr,

    I was best friends with a guy I liked. I had to move away and I was so sad! It'd been more than a year and we still text almost everyday. I made a new "best friend" this one a female, and she wanted to text someone in my address book. It had to be him. She made him send a picture...
    CheerioGrrrl CheerioGrrrl 13-15, F 1 Response May 20, 2012

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    So Silly Really

    As I watched the Governor give update after update regarding the last TS Faye I realized my green monster was kicking me a bit. Not because of him but because of the ASL Translator next to him. When I first started College my major was ASL. I had great dreams of becoming an...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Aug 25, 2008

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    Untrusting

    i dont share well. people, places, objects. i was never really comfortable letting someone experience one of my things w out me. to call it their own was secretly infuriating to me. my friends can't be friends w my boyfriend, even though i trust them not to sleep w him or...
    AllOnTheTable AllOnTheTable 18-21, F Aug 3, 2009

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    I Over-came It!!!

    Since child-hood I was very jealous even in petty issues. Somehow with age I got little wiser. I accepted the fact: " you can't change the other person's destiny! You can certainly change yours if you focus less on them!!" I am free!! I am not jealous of anybody...
    tenderfoot1 tenderfoot1 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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    Yes, I Get Jealous

    I admit it. I don't get ragingly jealous, just the usual "grrrrr, get your hands off my man!". I am polyamerous, I can love more than one person and don't mind my loves loving others. What I do mind is my loves giving or seeming to give more love and attention to...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Nov 28, 2007

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    Jealous

    I was once a very jealous person but then realized when you get jealous it seems to put more strain on you then anyone so I fixed my self still helping myself. and working on my insecurities.
    kalikween28 kalikween28 22-25, F Jun 29, 2013

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    I Am Such A Jealous Person

    and I know it's not becoming, but for whatever reasons, I just can't seem to help it. I am jealous of my girlfriends ex, who she still converses with on the phone yet assures me she is not trying to get back with and who she assures me is also not trying to get back with her, but...
    lithiumkat lithiumkat 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Hmm. Depends on what they're jealous about. Like, if a girl acts like a snob to me because she is jealous or something I have or the way I look, I find it kind of funny. Like...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Yes. I am jealous with him. He had just recently been attending our church. When I first saw Kevin, I felt that there's a deeper story behind his meekness. I only had a chance...
    KIDiz24 KIDiz24 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I don't get jealous of people, I get jealous over people (not sure I am using the right words here to convey the right feeling). I don't get jealous because she is prettier than...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I get jealous very easily and it's something I really hate about myself. I make the one I love upset when I get jealous. I mean I try to not be but I really can't help it sometimes...
    mclovin31321 mclovin31321 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I liked an 14 yr old girl called Cathy, she showed me her boobs when I was 9 and I was so jealous. She was so pleased with her new look and I was so jealous. I had been trying to...
    Lin79 Lin79 31-35, T Jan 12

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    You'd never be able to tell I'm jealous. It actually embarrasses me to show it I feel ashamed almost. So I try my absolute best. Heres the thing I'm really pretty, I get told on...
    flamedvelvet flamedvelvet 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I get jealous really easy. Any girl that talks to my boyfriend at work I instantly get insanely jealous. I don't say anything because I know I'm being stupid. One of the girls is...
    Brokenheartblacksoul Brokenheartblacksoul 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm extremely jealous of even female "Facebook friends" of my bf's, we originally met there since we had a mutual "friend", began talking, a lot of times for hours, he'd always...
    justme2151981 justme2151981 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    my boyfriend cheated on me a year ago. we broke up for a few months, then he showed up at my house and bawled his eyes out telling me he was sorry, that it was a mistake. he said...
    boombop7 boombop7 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    The other day I had a chemistry exam and I fail the exam. My friends were all saying what they got 90, 80, 84, and I was like well, I failed. I got jealous but you know it was my...
    lucy1010 lucy1010 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I don't know why some people don't get jealous at least once from a situation with their girlfriend/boyfriend. you never know what could possibly happen. I'll be honest, I'm cold...
    vaashapenin vaashapenin 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i have been with my fiance for a year. we have a baby on the way our first child together but third for us both. my problem is i resent that when he was with his first wife whom...
    srnyers srnyers 26-30, F Jan 2

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    My boyfriend got jealous because a coworker of mine wanted to take me home after work tonight. Is it healthy for jealousy to be in a relationship?
    PozlifeD PozlifeD 18-21, M Jan 2

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    My ex married a beautiful Latina girl he met online who is over 10 years younger than him. We had a really toxic relationship for 7 years and I'm so glad its finally over but for...
    SilverSkies88 SilverSkies88 31-35, F Jan 10

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    Before I met my Marine all the guys I dated before cheated on me. Now that I have been with my Marine he has never cheated but when I see a girl or a guy looking at him I get...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F Jan 11

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    ..I don't know why maybe it's the thought of not being able to have something someone else has..I just get too jealous over one little thing and then it just turns me around and...
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I even get jealous of the fact that my roommate has a fwb. I don't want one, but I'm jealous of the fact that she's not alone and I still am.
    ChiaXUno ChiaXUno 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm jealous of my step sister and her upbringing by our mother compared to the way our mother raised me. I'm jealous of my brother cause he gets all my dad's attention and he's...
    Lorissa Lorissa 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend smokes but I don't. I get jealous of every girl I see with almost any drug habit. I know how insane it seems, but I still can't shake the jealousy that all these other...
    itsmetheresa itsmetheresa 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Cant get jealous over whats your's lol and if there not yours than nothin to be jealous about.
    Schiizm Schiizm 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    My story is same as most. But I wouldn't say I'm jealous of my boyfriend's daughter, it's the 'firsts' and mother of his daughter I'm pissed off about. They were never really...
    kxxym kxxym 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    what do you think? why would he lie about her to me if he say he has nothing to hide? he lied to me that they are not talking and he don't even say hi to her then I figured out...
    dc0d3 dc0d3 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    No matter how many times I hear people telling me to get over my jealousy and insecurity I can't do it. It feels like a vast, solid wall that has taken years to construct so that...
    Incognitobae Incognitobae 18-21, F Jan 7

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    I used to be very trusting of my significant other....too trusting I'd say. The s.o.b. taught me a harsh lesson because he did not confide in me as I did with him. So for that, I...
    breakingfree88 breakingfree88 26-30 13 hrs ago