Jealousy - Jealousy Introduction List the attributes of a...

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Jealousy Introduction List the attributes of a jealous person o Insecure o Suspicious o Uncertainty o Paranoid o Possessive o Irrational o Lack of trust o Low self-esteem o Obsessive Biggest misconception about jealously- low self esteem (really is not) Etymology/Word Origin Jealous is derived from the same Greek root word as “zealous” o Zealous= fervent (intense) devotion to a person or object. Envy derives from the Latin word “invidere” o Invidere = to look upon with malice o Comes from wanting something you don’t have Definition of Jealousy A protective reaction to a perceived threat to a valued relationship. o An event must trigger jealousy. It is an emotion. A combination of negative emotions- primarily hurt, anger and fear Dimensions of Jealousy Cognitive jealousy o Thoughts, worries o Suspicions about an “ex” Behavioral Jealousy o Actions o Checking email account Emotional Jealousy o Occurs independent of conscious appraisal of threat
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