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Tag Archive | "Jealousy"

How to Conquer Your Jealousy for Good

Thursday, May 21, 2015

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by Moushumi Ghose for YourTango Don’t sweat it. Does your¬†boyfriend¬†or¬†girlfriend¬†still have a relationship of a platonic nature with his or her ex? Does this relationship with the ex keep popping up in your relationship to the point where you feel threatened by the relationship? Do you worry about their past, and their history together? Do [...]

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5 Signs Your Jealousy Is Out of Control

Thursday, April 30, 2015

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Kim Olver for Your Tango | Photo via Flickr Extreme jealousy is one of the most destructive things in a relationship. Engaging in jealous behaviors and suspicions is not cute. It does not let your significant other know you really care. And it definitely will not strengthen your relationship. An occasional, mildly jealous episode might actually heighten the [...]

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How Open Relationships Cure Jealousy

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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Reader Kristinopolis¬†(who has written in other posts¬†on our site about her experience with open relationships) said the following in response to our post, “Can Open Relationships Cure Jealousy?” I know why it works. When you are committed to one person, everyone else becomes ‚Äėunattainable‚Äô or maybe ‚Äėunloveable‚Äô in a way. Then there’s the typical wanting [...]

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Comment of the Week: I’m Jealous of My Wife’s Friends

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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Reader Jeff posted the following in response to our post, “Your Call: Why Is My Husband Jealous of My Female Friendships?”¬†We thought it would be a great jumping off point for a debate about how to compromise in a relationship when one person wants a lot more solo time with their friends than another. How [...]

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Your Call: My Boyfriend’s Boss Sexually Harasses Him But He Doesn’t Care

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

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We get a lot of¬†advice questions¬†coming in at¬†EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can‚Äôt answer them all. Which is why,¬†once a week, we turn to you to¬†decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your advice in the comments section. The letter is long this week, but it’s [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: My Boyfriend Can’t Handle My Sexual Past

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

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photo via flickr Dear Em & Lo, I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for almost a year now. We have known one another three total years. In the beginning of our friendship, I treated him like a best friend, and told him quite a bit about my sexual past with ex-boyfriends. It [...]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa, My Boyfriend Cries “Cheater!” on the Days I Feel “Looser”

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

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photo via Flickr Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood¬ģ Federation of America, will be answering your questions on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, My boyfriend gets upset that sometimes my vagina is looser than other times. [...]

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5 Ways to Beat the Green-Eyed Monster

Thursday, October 21, 2010

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image via Sukanto Debnath Here are our top 5 tips for vanquishing the green-eyed monster. Or at least making friends with him. We know this is hard to control — chemistry being what it is — but your best bet is to date someone whose jealousy meter is about equivalent to yours. For example, let’s [...]

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Dream Interpretation – My BF Gave Me a Necklace, Then Shagged My Mum

Monday, June 21, 2010

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photo by lindyireland Other people‚Äôs dreams are never interesting‚Ķexcept when they‚Äôre about love and sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a reader asks Lauri: I’ve had this dream on several occasions now, and it’s really bothering me. It starts with me organizing [...]

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Dear Em & Lo – My Boyfriend Talks to His Female Friends Way Too Much

Friday, May 21, 2010

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hat from Zazzle.com Dear Em & Lo, I’ve been with my boyfriend for a little over a year, and we have a very honest and loving relationship. While I have struggled with jealous tendencies in the past, I have come to a point where I trust him completely and know he would not ever lie [...]

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