Life

The Green-Eyed Monster

In the spirit of really trying to write in my blog daily (I am coming back to this blog post 2 YEARS LATER so I can safely say that I’ve failed in writing in my blog daily), I’ve decided to try some writing prompts.  Today’s writing prompt is about that infamous green-eyed monster – jealousy.  What makes me jealous?

Admittedly, I am a very jealous person even though I try my hardest not to be.  Blame it on my insecurities about myself, I guess.  I am only human.  While I get very jealous about how pretty others are compared to me, there is always one subject that gets me riled up – my fiance (he’s my husband now).

Obviously he wouldn’t be my fiance husband if he didn’t want to be with me.  But, I have the issue of thinking knowing that every single woman on the face of the earth has a thing for him.  This of course has caused many major issues in the past and fortunately I have gotten so much better about that (or so I like to think), but boy did it get bad sometimes.

I like to think that jealousy can be a good thing at times.  Of course, too much too often can lead you down a disastrous road, but it’s nice to keep yourself in check.  For me, a little bit of jealousy is just what I need to re-evaluate my life and my relationships.  If I am really that jealous over the way someone looks can I do something to make my appearance better?  Probably gussying up once in a while instead of just throwing on the first pair of pants I come across might make me.

Something that I have learned though is this.  Other women may make me jealous, but he’s my husband for a reason.  Seriously, I have the biggest issues with insecurities but my husband kindly reminds me every time I start to let my emotions get the best of me that he chose me.  No one else.  Okay, it’s hard to see that sometimes but, take a few deep breaths and snuggle to him a little closer that night.  Your insecurities will fly away once he sleepily puts his arm around you.  It’s in those moments that I remember that I am his.  And it is one of the most beautiful things in the world.

Now, the only jealousy issues I have is when someone gets way more food than me.

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It’s literally me.

So readers, what makes you jealous and what is the best advice you can give someone who gets jealous easily?

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