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25 phrases of jealousy (to detect and solve toxic relationships)

25 phrases of jealousy (to detect and solve toxic relationships)

August 9, 2022

Jealousy in relationships is often one of the main causes of disputes and anger between spouses.

Prisoners of fear of losing the person we love, we cling to it with possessiveness and aggressiveness. In this way, if we notice any detail that might lead us to think that our partner may be cheating, we will get into a rage. This is the result of a romantic love culture , on which we base relationships in possession and exclusivity.

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Jealousy phrases and jealous people

So, some phrases of jealousy can help us to reflect on this negative feeling. It is possible to start over and conceive the couple's relationships from another point of view, giving less prominence to jealousy and more to trust and communication.


1. Jealousy is usually only a restless tyranny applied to the affairs of love. (Marcel Proust)

The French writer speaks thus about possessiveness in the love field.

2. Jealousy is born of love, but does not die with love. (François de La Rochefoucauld)

In the sixteenth century the possibility that jealousy was seen in marital relationships was seen normally.

3. The jealous are the first to forgive, all women know it. (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

Jealous people are really deeply insecure.

4. The most lasting loves are those in which one of the two lovers is extraordinarily jealous. (Mariano José de Larra)

Another famous event that leaves us the trace of past times.


5. Where there is jealousy there is love, where there are old people there is pain. (Popular saying)

Another phrase that legitimizes the existence of the lattice.

6. Jealousies are children of love, but they are bastards, I confess. (Lope de Vega)

Product of love, but a product of very low quality.

7. The rage of jealousy is so strong that it forces you to do any nonsense. (Miguel de Cervantes)

The author of Don Quixote knew well the madness that comes with this feeling.

8. When the man is jealous, annoying; when it is not, it irritates. (Popular saying)

An interesting vision that should be studied thoroughly.

9. Jealousy is a blindness that ruins hearts; complaining and complaining does not represent signs of affection but of madness and discomfort. (Gasparo Gozzi)

The Italian playwright thinks that way about jealous people.

10. Lattice is synonymous with insecurity; Possessiveness is synonymous with fear of loneliness. (Jonathan García-Allen)

Phrase of the well-known Spanish psychologist and writer.


11. The jealous woman believes everything passion suggests. (John Gay)

The English poet tells us about the lack of common sense that jealousy generates.

12. Jealousy, like borders, appears to justify a dominion over what has never been possessed. (Adrián Triglia)

Reflection of the Spanish writer, psychologist and publicist.

13. And my ardent passion died of cold; That way love dies when there is no jealousy. (Antonio García Gutiérrez)

Another famous quote about jealousy that sends us back to a time when possession was the common denominator in any sentimental relationship.

14. Jealousy is the brother of love, just as the devil is the brother of the angels. (Stanislas de Boufflers)

A parallel to reflect.

15. Jealous husband, has no rest. (Popular saying)

Who is jealous does not stop thinking about the whole day.

16. The jealous lover bears better the illness of his lover than his freedom. (Stendhal)

The French writer, in a brilliant thought.

17. Love is strong like death; jealousy is cruel like the grave. (Solomon)

Another parallel, in this case the famous king.

18. Jealousy kills love but not desire. This is the true punishment of passion betrayed. (Carlos Fuentes)

The Mexican journalist, in a brilliant reflection.

19. You suffer from two kinds of jealousy: those of love and those of self-love. (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

The self-esteem of jealous people is usually, usually, quite low.

20. Jealousy is the soul's icteria. (John Dryden)

The English author equates jealousy with liver disease.

21. Jealous love lights its torch in the fire of fury. (Edmund Burke)

Those who can not control their anger live permanently resentful of the world.

22. He who is jealous is never jealous for what he sees; with what you imagine is enough. (Jacinto Benavente)

In this link you have more phrases of Jacinto Benavente.

23. He who is not jealous is not in love. (San Agustin)

Another phrase of the fourth century that should be banished from our collective culture.

24. The jealous loves more, but the one who is not loves the best. (Molière)

Beautiful famous phrase of the French playwright.

25. Jealousy is always the accurate instrument that destroys inner freedom and eliminates all possible happiness in the company. (Gregorio Marañón)

The Spanish doctor gives in the key: being jealous is at odds with being able to feel the well-being of life in common.


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