5 Signs Your Partner Is Jealous of You
Jealousy can harm relationships. It's normal to feel it at times, but controlling behavior due to jealousy causes serious issues, say therapists.
Jealousy stems from insecurity and fear of losing something in a relationship, while envy is a desire for something someone else has.
Jealousy often stems from insecurity and can lead to partner's fear of losing you, causing them to undermine the relationship by making false accusations.
Partner should support and celebrate your achievements. If they downplay it, they may be jealous. Address it, as it could make them feel inadequate.
Communicate openly about jealousy with partner & seek counseling if needed. Remember, partner doesn't cause jealousy, we are responsible for our own feelings.
Partner's kind words may feel insincere or sarcastic if they're secretly jealous. They may even make disparaging comments about your achievements.
If your partner disrespects your boundaries, they may be feeling jealous or threatened. They might even snoop through your messages to confirm suspicions.
Partners may control to maintain relationship safety by limiting access/opportunities. Want final say in your actions/relationships.
Partner's sudden irritation towards your quirks (e.g., forgetting toothpaste cap) can be a sign of jealousy, says Hubscher.