Question: Why am I jealous my ex is dating?

You may feel jealous because the person who was supposed to be your partner is with someone else, and it feels like theyre cheating. If youre negative feelings are too much for you to bear, try talking to a therapist who may be able to help you work through your emotions in a constructive and helpful way.

Is it normal to be jealous of your partners ex?

A small amount of jealousy is normal and, arguably, healthy in a relationship. Knowing your partner could be with someone else if they wanted to can make you appreciate them more, treat them better and not get complacent.

How do I stop being jealous of my ex?

Here are some tips on how to cope if you find yourself jealous of your partners ex:Address your own insecurities. Examine why youre focusing on a past relationship. Work on strengthening your relationship connection. Be the best partner you can be. Start some therapy.

Why do I feel jealous of an ex?

Another reason for your jealousy could come from how you and your partner began your relationship in the first place. Maybe one or both of you were in a relationship when you found each other, or your partner is someone who was initially off-limits to you, like a friends ex.

Why am I upset my ex has moved on?

It may just be your ego getting bruised. Ego can play a big role in feeling hurt, Davis says. Some people like the idea of someone having feelings for them even if they dont reciprocate it back. It makes them feel wanted. Theres comfort in thinking theres someone out there whos still hung up on you.

Why do exes get mad when you move on?

It may just be your ego getting bruised. Ego can play a big role in feeling hurt, Davis says. Some people like the idea of someone having feelings for them even if they dont reciprocate it back. It makes them feel wanted. Theres comfort in thinking theres someone out there whos still hung up on you.

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