What is Jealousy?
Whether you’re experiencing it in yourself or witnessing someone else’s struggles, jealousy can be one of life’s most upsetting and uncomfortable experiences — but it happens to everyone, at some level. Having a clear idea of just what this thing called “jealousy” is can make a difference in your experience.
We’ll address this root question — What is Jealousy? –from different perspectives. Why are there multiple answers to what seems like a simple question?
In some cases, there is no agreement — even among “experts” — about the nature of jealousy. Jealousy as a topic can be controversial in some circles, and some theories or philosophies have different ideas on how to approach jealousy.
We invite you to read the first topics that intrigue you, the ones that really jump out of the page and grab your attention. But we think you might also benefit from reading about contrasting or different views on the topic.
You could find that your own mind — or someone else’s — changes a bit.
Articles you will find on the ‘What is Jealousy’ page:
-Is jealousy a feeling, a thought, an emotion, or something else?
-Is it jealousy, or is it envy?
-Jealousy and Envy: Emotions that Sting
-The Psychology and Philosophy of Envy
-Should I see a professional?
-Learn ways to help yourself