Ironic behaviour, to say the least, from a man who seemed keen to pursue one illicit liaison after another while he and Jerry were an item.
But then, jealousy was never the most logical of emotions.
I used to think the key to knowing a guy cared about me was how jealous he would get over another dude.
Read on to discover the warning signs of jealousy and our six tips for dealing with a jealous man. Whatever form a man's jealousy takes, the root cause is always the same: insecurity.
There may even be a connection between male jealousy and infidelity, says psychologist Gladeana Mc Mahon.'Men aren't so sure these days about who they're supposed to be. This uncertainty breeds insecurity and, in turn, jealousy.'Some jealous men may have problems entering into a monogamous relationship because they find it too scary to commit to one person - what if it goes wrong, or she lets him down? They can be insanely jealous of their partner, but being unfaithful to her provides, they think, the emotional security of not putting all their relationship eggs in one basket.'_______________________________________WHAT ARE THE WARNING SIGNS?
If your man is worth the fight, though, you can battle jealousy by finding the right balance between compassion for your man and an assertive defense of your own boundaries.
It's common for jealous partners to disown personal responsibility for their jealousy.
What we will be discussing here is not about that “cute” or “mild” jealousy, that oftentimes desirable in romantic relationships.
But jealousy in men, because of the special characteristics that men have, is usually more detrimental to the relationship than it is in women.
Jealousy is one of the toughest hurdles you can face in a romantic relationship, especially if the jealousy is strong and persistent.
If your man struggles with jealousy and the insecurity that causes it, you may feel that you constantly have to be on the defensive and that common sense will not get through to him.
Agreed, there is nothing wrong with making efforts to keep his woman staying. And making derogatory statements or speaking ill about her friends/family in order to alienate her and making her dependent to him are just out of boundaries.