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How to deal with sexual jealousy in a relationship?

My boyfriend sometimes expresses sexual attraction to other girls when he's with me and I'm wondering if a) his actions are reasonable, b) my reaction to this is reasonable or c) if there are underlying issues behind this that need to be addressed. [more inside]
posted by sweetshine on Jun 2, 2014 - 72 answers

How to get over the petty stuff to maintain a healthy relationship

The relationship is great and we both see a future together, but at times I tend to focus on insignificant things or feel insecure for no rational reason. I want to prevent unnecessary conflicts arising from these feelings. [more inside]
posted by monologish on Apr 24, 2014 - 21 answers

Baa baa scapegoat boyfriend

I have a lot of crap going on in my life to be frustrated and angry about, but for some reason I keep focusing it all on my totally blameless boyfriend. How do I stop this madness? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 18, 2013 - 5 answers

Am I a bad person trying to control my partner?

Am I a terrible person? My partner and I have been dating for 3.5 years, living together for one. In that time, he's cut off contact with two of his friends who were also significant exes. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 6, 2013 - 38 answers

Friend has a new boyfriend - am I overreacting? Am I too jealous?

I am jealous of the fact that my good friend is hardly around because she's got a new boyfriend. Very happy for her, but am very uncomfortable with my jealousy. Need some perspective and help dealing. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 15, 2013 - 22 answers

Need non-therapy therapies.

I need therapy for really bad and unwarranted relationship jealousy and insecurity but I wouldn't be able to get started until sometime late January. What would be some alternatives I could pursue in the meantime? [more inside]
posted by TheManChild2000 on Nov 30, 2012 - 13 answers

Jealousy from the other side.

How to deal with jealousy from other men in my open relationship? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 28, 2012 - 17 answers

This relationship is so puzzling.

Is it time for a dtr (define the relationship) talk? Is it too soon? How would I go about doing this? [more inside]
posted by StrictlyVague on Mar 26, 2012 - 44 answers

Can this relationship be salvaged?

My fiancée is pushing me away and after years trying to make things work, I've lost most of my hope. [more inside]
posted by Homo economicus on Jan 15, 2012 - 31 answers

Please help. Terrified that my jealousy/insecurity is killing my relationship

I'm afraid my boyfriend's second thoughts about our relationship are just the tip of the iceberg, and he's actively pursuing other options. [more inside]
posted by yummywaffles on Sep 14, 2011 - 20 answers

Is too much truth a dangerous thing?

Had a hunch about my SO's texting, followed it up and found I was right. Tried to make it right but I'm not sure if I have succeeded. Feeling like I might be crazy, insecure, a door mat, or all three. I know I'm not alone out there with this type of situation, wondering how others have handled things and what the outcomes were. Thanks in advance for taking a minute to read/answer (okay a of couple minutes, it's on the long side!) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 27, 2011 - 79 answers

i am having jealousy problems

am i being a crazy shrew? am i asking for too much? what is reasonable because i just don't know anymore. [more inside]
posted by memi on Jun 12, 2011 - 49 answers

Should I be upset over my girlfriend's relationship with her male friend?

Am I just being oversensitive? My girlfriend shares an apt with her cousin (male) whom she calls her best friend. I feel like the relationship is kind of creepy and closer than any best friend situation I've ever seen. He calls her 3-4 times a day, just to check in. She waits until late night to eat dinner with him even though she gets home at 5. They do everything together. [more inside]
posted by antipode12 on Apr 3, 2011 - 68 answers

I have a friend who has a boyfriend who despises me. What should I do?

I have an online friend who has a boyfriend who despises me. What should I do? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 7, 2011 - 33 answers

De profundis clamavi ad te

Ghosts-of-relationships-past-filter: How do I forget an old girlfriend, years gone by? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 11, 2010 - 20 answers

Constant feeling that boyfriend would be interested in other people than me

Constant feeling that boyfriend would be interested in other people than me [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 28, 2010 - 18 answers

Is Dancing Inherently Romantic?

Dancing: how do girls feel about it? And also a problem with my jealousy. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 8, 2010 - 21 answers

Wait, you know her from... where?!

RelationshipFilter: A girl I've never met is spending a few days at my boyfriend's house. Am I overreacting, given the circumstances? (long-ish) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 28, 2010 - 51 answers

Tell him about unwarranted jealousy?

Do you tell your boyfriend about (unjustified) feelings of jealousy, or just get over them on your own? [more inside]
posted by BusyBusyBusy on Oct 21, 2009 - 33 answers

Best friend's girlfriend hates me

My best friend's new girlfriend hates me for no reason. [more inside]
posted by cheesecake on Oct 18, 2009 - 21 answers

How do I stop having hatecrushes?

How do I stop having hatecrushes? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 18, 2009 - 31 answers

How to get over jealousy?

Help me tame the green eyed monster. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 30, 2009 - 23 answers

How can my ex-girlfriend and I live together while avoiding jealousy and drama?

How can my ex-girlfriend and I live together while avoiding jealousy and drama? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 11, 2009 - 26 answers

Is it okay if my boyfriend has sleep-overs with Sarah Palin?

Is it okay if my boyfriend has sleep-overs with Sarah Palin? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 6, 2009 - 91 answers

But I want to have fun, too!

GirlfriendFilter: I'm here, she's there. She's out having fun and I'm not. How do I stop feeling jealous? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 25, 2008 - 19 answers

How to get over a nasty breakup

I need some advice for getting over an ugly break-up for a rather sketchy relationship. [more inside]
posted by the_dude on Feb 24, 2008 - 29 answers

How can I moderate my behavior so I don't ruin my relationship?

I need help with my behavior regarding my boyfriend. He's absolutely great, but when he's not around I worry myself sick, to the point of incapacitation. What can I do to stop this? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 24, 2008 - 17 answers

Art Relationship Morality Filter

Art Relationship Morality Filter – Have recently discovered my newly wed wife has lied to me about the contents of a painting that takes pride of place in our small flat. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 6, 2007 - 41 answers

How can I keep the peace with my boyfriend and still maintain a friendship with my (male) coworker?

Tips on dealing with suspicion and jealous responses from significant others to opposite sex friendship(s)? New friendship, steady relationship, and of course I'll give you the details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 27, 2007 - 29 answers

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