Jealousy and the lifestyle.
Most couples who are looking to get into the lifestyle ask themselves. "What if I get jealous." It's is a normal thought to have that has run through all of our minds. Read through my guide and see how you can overcome this.
Jealousy is an emotion characterized by feelings of envy, resentment, and insecurity. It often arises when we perceive a threat to a valued relationship or possession. Jealousy can manifest in various ways, such as feelings of possessiveness, suspicion, and resentment towards others. It is a common emotion that can affect anyone, and can have both positive and negative effects on people and their relationships.
Here are a few things that might be happening to make you feel that way.
Have you really told your partner about the way you feel? Are you insecure they might run off with someone else. This could be a sign your not ready to jump into the lifestyle. Talk with your partner and find the security you need to make you feel 100% ready.
Past events can easily creep on you especially if your partner or ex partners have being unfaithful while you were monogamous.
We all have them, we're human remember. I have found keeping in touch with your partner and talking over and over again while taking small steps can really solve any insecurities you
Communicate openly and honestly: Share your feelings and concerns with your partner(s) and have open and honest conversations about your needs and boundaries.
Practice self-awareness: Reflect on the underlying reasons for your jealousy and work on understanding and addressing the root causes.
Develop trust and security in your relationship: Trust is a key component of non-monogamous relationships. Building trust and security with your partner(s) can help alleviate feelings of jealousy.
Focus on the positive: Instead of focusing on the negative aspects of non-monogamy, focus on the benefits and the positive aspects of your relationship.
Practice self-care: Take care of yourself emotionally and physically by practicing self-care activities such as meditation, exercise, and therapy.
Embrace the uncertainty: Non-monogamy is not a traditional lifestyle, so it is important to embrace uncertainty and be open to the unknown.