Wales Counselling offers relationship counselling to help you control difficult emotions like jealousy

Claire McCluskey
M.Sc. B.A. Relate Cert C.C.
Registered Counsellor BACP & UKRC

Coast Road, Rhyl, LL18 3PL
07551 529 386
info@walescounselling.co.uk



Jealousy

Jealousy and anger are tricky and often overwhelming emotions which can cause a lot of damage in relationships.

Jealousy might arise with the discovery of an affair or might be transient feelings which can be discussed.

Love songs and poems falling in love intense feelings may involve jealousy, often when love is new and you feel a little insecure at the start about your partners feelings for you.

As the "in love" phase settles down these feelings normally subside and each can give the other partner some space without feeling anxious about it.

If jealousy persists it can be very damaging. It can be irrational and unfounded.

This can stem from:

Jealousy can make behaviour controlling, suspicious and punishing.

Jealousy is fed by imagination and often not facts.

Fears and feelings can be so strong they can sabotage or end a relationship, or create a self fulfilling prophesy.

Its not easy being in a relationship with a partner behaving jealously and it can feel very controlling.

Counselling can help by helping you:

Source: Litvinoff, The Relate Guide to Better Relationships