San Diego Figure Skating Communications
Dealing with Issues
What is Jealousy?
Jealous is a fear based emotion rooted in the insecurity of the individual. Jealousy is a negative and extremely hurtful emotion that detracts from and destroys any relationship that is based on mutual respect and love.
Situations where you may experience feelings of jealousy
You may get jealous in any of the following situations if:
Like most emotions, they comes from within. A big part of the problem lies within you and not with the person towards which you are directing your jealousy.
The following are possible root causes that cause jealousy:
If you hate someone then more probably you will feel envious of him/her because of the success in achieving something you coveted.
The degree of the jealousy can vary in intensity depending on your personal feelings for that individual. If you really care about someone you might not feel jealousy for his/her success.Jealousy and Private Space
With the increasing use of technology, some individuals now use the internet to vent their feelings in very permanent and hateful ways that can never be removed from cyberspace.
Stalking, sexing, and bullying via the internet facebook, email, and text messages, has become so common among younger people, that schools and universities have established a code of conduct for their students.
Abusive postings and hacking into a person's private internet space are an unpardonable mistake and can be prosecuted as criminal offense. Conviction can cause serious problems to enroll in colleges and for being hired by employers.
Jealousy; Friend or Foe
Jealousy makes you feel bad, ruins your relationships, and in extreme cases becomes hatred so why would anyone allow themselves to display such an emotion?
A person with feelings of jealousy tends to start fights with others and attempts to transfer the blame to external factors instead of accepting responsibility and fixing the problems they have caused.It requires considerable effort for some people to suppress their extremely jealousy behavior. Such a condition generally requires professional intervention and counseling.
The following internet links have been gleaned from personal communications
combined with information from public institutions and athletic organizations/
associations that have a web presence with information concerning team and
individual sports programs:
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