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Delivering Time Management for IT Professionals: A Trainer's Manual by Dr. Jan Yager

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Jealousy

A definition of jealousy is the feeling that someone else has something that you want. The part of jealousy that is especially mean-spirited is when someone feeling jealous believes the other person who has something he or she wants did not deserve to get what they have.

Possible causes

The root cause of jealousy is from not getting enough of the love and attention from a parent or at least feeling as if you did not. Whether it's sharing a parent with the other parent or with a sibling or two, jealousy stems from being unhappy with yourself or with what you have.

Potential consequences

Showing your jealousy to others, or about others, can make you get labeled a jealous person, which is not considered a favorable trait. Jealous people tend ...

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