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I Was Jealous

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    Metamorphic71 Metamorphic71 41-45, M 5 Responses Jun 14

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    It's taken me until now to realise I was bullied by my mum. I started out on here with "I think my mum hates me"... but wow, I've filled a 100 page notebook with stuff she did in...
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    My childhood best friend is a girl I met my first day in kindergarten. I will call her Jennifer. Jennifer lived around the corner from me and we played together all the time. As we...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F Sep 12

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    TWICE... First was about 2-3 years ago, I was in love with this girl, really in love. I thought she liked me, but inte the end it turned out she was in love with my best friend...
    IronHij IronHij 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Me? Get jealous easily?hahahahhahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhaahahahahahahahahahahahahhaahahhahahahahahhaahah yes and I hate it.
    bR0k3nWings bR0k3nWings 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    A co- worker of mine is jealous because he thinks I like another co-worker(which I don't) and constantly tries to embarrass me in from of anyone he can find, he's just mad because...
    suxsco suxsco 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I don't know how love tastes like without any Jealousy. I don't know how lovers can possibly love with no jealousy, it exceeds my imagination. I'm pretty confident of who I am...
    lwelo lwelo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I don't get jealous of people like if they have something that I don't or if they have a better body than me I actually tend to be happier for them what I do have a problem with...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Feeling like this doesn't upset, annoy or anger me. I just get embarrassed admitting it. I've never been the jealous type and in the past I've never really cared about this type...
    Shiningstar26 Shiningstar26 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    This is what I found, posted one year ago. Things have changed, but I believed we would be the ones to work out. "The One The Works Out Sometimes it works out. I'm a work in...
    chasinglesun chasinglesun 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I get jealous. I can't help it. Call it insecurities or whatever but of course I want you all to myself. I get jealous when someone else has a piece of you I'll never have. I'm...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    They are just mad because they have insecurities of their own that they try to project on you because they don't want to deal with it. Jealousy is so stupid. They try to persuade...
    rayray87 rayray87 26-30, F Sep 2

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    Just to let you know that I trust you with all my heart, Everything you do, I want to know All I want you to know is, I like you Like you a lot that I am jealous Otherwise, I...
    sensualromantic sensualromantic 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Jealousy, like hate, will eat you like termites in a log. Bitterness? Examine yourself and your life. Does your life suck? Honestly everyone's does. Examine your life and make...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    Of course im jealous i am very fuking jealous and if he tells me some like he told me and i remember that before he said he would rather be at work than at the house, what am i...
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F Sep 12

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    I am very insecure haha. And I know that I shouldn't get jealous, and I know I trust her. But I just hate it when she gives someone else attention that isn't me. It's like I'm...
    jayyward jayyward 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    Recently I talked to someone that I only talked to during the school term. She questioned how I ever became friends with her, because I can't easily make friends both online and...
    natetiox natetiox 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    So, a few days ago I was at work, and I met a girl who I instantly became friends with. Work was so slow, we talked for hours. She's a really nice person. And then, I see on her...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F Sep 6

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    I was in a horrible relationship that took the life out of me. Years later I now have the great gift of a man I could ever have imagined having. I treat him as if he has done me...
    Wishicouldfeelbetter Wishicouldfeelbetter 22-25, F Aug 24

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    I'm the worst person ever, I feel jealous of my sister. I mean, I know she's she's studying enginery (which is such a difficult career!) but oh my! Since she began to study she's...
    HadaraNight HadaraNight 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    ...though I abandon it, daily. The five-thousand mile gulf of separation plays tricks on my mind. She demonstrates her love to me on a daily basis, and she tells me she loves me...
    quicklycomingundone quicklycomingundone 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Friend:hey why are u so quiet? Me:I'm just tired friend:ok!*goes off with her good friend and talks happily* me: gosh can they just shut up.* I wish she was with me instead* (I...
    mysticazal mysticazal 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    No, it's okay. I'm just gonna stay in a dark corner, assume fetal position, and be swallowed by my jealousy and insecurity.
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    Oh my word yes. I have destroyed several relationships because of the stupid things I do when I'm jealous.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Step right in folks! Don't be shy!Be prepared to witness the whimsical, the outlandish and macabre world of jealousy! Hurry!Hurry! For the price of admission you will get a ego...
    izzypie izzypie 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    People who are jealous will always try to put you down. Little do they know that they are already below you.
    SupremeEbonyGoddess SupremeEbonyGoddess 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 26

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    Im in love with this girl. I've never felt this way about anybody. I get jealous over her talking to other guys. She has cheated on me before and I feel like she doesn't tell me...
    xPatrickB xPatrickB 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 27