Huffington Post – 6 Vital Pieces Of Relationship Advice If You’re The Jealous Type

Asked by Brittany Wong for Huffington Post about best ways of managing jealousy in relationships, I was very pleased to weigh in on this great roundup.

1. Figure out why you’re jealous.

The first step to becoming less jealous is to recognize why you feel the way you do, said Alicia H. Clark, a psychologist based in Washington, D.C.  Have you always considered yourself the jealous type — or is there a specific betrayal you’re trying to come to grips with from the past?

“Focusing on your feelings will ground you and help you get to the bottom of what’s really going on,” she said. “Did your partner do something? Are you feeling rejected or afraid of losing your relationship? Notice what you’re feeling and experiencing and why. Generally, jealousy has to do with fearing a loss of something you have.”

To read the full piece on Huffington Post, click HERE.

Alicia H. Clark, PsyD