Jealousy

Jealousy

When people learn that I am polyamorous, one of the first questions that comes up is, "Are you not jealous?" I don't consider myself a jealous person, but the truth is that I do feel moments of something that could be called jealousy. Jealousy is a normal emotion that everyone experiences. It is an emotion that signals a lack of something for which we long. It has played an important role in evolution, protecting us from abandonment and scarcity, and as a motivating spur to work for what we want.

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