Jealousy is a cognitive or emotional response of insecurity or inferiority that occurs when there is a perceived threat to a valued social relationship, resulting in actions that mitigate the threat.
Jealousy refers to a cognitive or emotional response of insecurity or inferiority that occurs when there is a perceived threat to a valued social relationship, resulting in actions that mitigate the threat. Different types of jealousy are based on different contexts under which threats to relationships occur, including intimate relationships, siblings, rivals, friends, and peers.
Sexual and Emotional Jealousy
Sexual and emotional jealousy within romantic relationships seems to have evolved in response to conflicting interests between the sexes. Due to concealed ovulation, men faced uncertain paternity and the possible investment in their rival’s offspring, known as cuckoldry risk....
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