Women college students (Psychological aspects) Women college students (Behavior) Women college students (Social aspects) Jealousy (Demographic aspects) Jealousy (Social aspects) Dating (Social customs) (Demographic aspects) Dating (Social customs) (Psychological aspects) This study examined the relationship between several situational and personality variables and jealousy in dating relationships among 100 college women volunteers who completed a series of questionnaires about themselves and their dating situations. Results showed that jealousy was lower for women in a steady dating relationship than for women not in a steady relationship. Development and validation of brief measures of positive and negative affect: The PANAS scale. General Traits of Personality and affectivity as predictors of satisfaction in intimate relationships: Evidence from self- and partner-ratings.
Women who were more satisfied with their dating partner reported lower levels of jealousy than women who reported less satisfaction with their dating relationship. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 54, 1063-1070.
Women scoring higher in self-esteem and lower in neuroticism reported less jealousy than women who were lower in self-esteem and higher in neuroticism.
Most likely, watching too many fairytales – coupled with my bizarre obsession with duels – was the cause of this highly misinformed theory.It won’t make any difference if they did or didn’t. (If your partner uses your suspicious nature as a reason to cheat, you two both need help. You are entitled to your feelings, but you must examine them for evidence in reality that they are accurate. Jealous people are hurting people: they both hurt others, and are hurting themselves. Your friends or relatives cannot help you with this. Please help.” She was really in pain and her partner was threatening to leave for the last time. But, that’s a topic for another day.) Sometimes people are as jealous of their partners as they were of other children taking away their mother’s attention. Maybe, you didn’t get the attention you wanted before, and now you feel no one could possibly love you enough to be faithful. You need to uncover the causes and lay them to rest once and for all. I had a client who started her first session with, “I am so jealous. She was willing to change to keep her jealousy from ruining her relationship. My advice is probably the opposite of what most experts would say, and it is to simply try my best not to think about it.I stopped bringing it up, and anytime any conversation about the past (especially sexual things) came up I would very openly say I don’t want to talk about it.