Tag: jealousy

How to Stop Being Jealous

When I was a kid I used to get really jealous whenever one of my friends had something really exciting happen to them.  I remember when my best friend – I’ll call her Melissa – got to take horseback riding lessons.  I seethed with jealousy.  Really.  Seethed.  I thought it was so unfair that she got to do something that fun and I didn’t.  I was angry at her.  I was jealous.  This was probably somewhat normal, but it was a really dark feeling.  Whenever something really cool happened to Melissa I remember saying in my mind, “I wish I was Melissa. 

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