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Jealousy Of Stepchildren
Somewhat, mostly no: Some studies suggest that genetics may play a part in jealousy, but those same studies show that it's what happens to us, the way we're raised, the influential people in our lives, and environmental events that are most important in cultivating a jealous disposition. There are ways to reduce jealousy on one's own, and if it can't be done without assistance, therapy can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Sure, especially with your mommy and daddy. Babies own us...Or so they think. We are theirs, and they want us to give them our full attention. And, they don't want anyone coming between or interfering with that. Soothing reassurance will help, but it will take awhile for them to mature and understand that they can "share" you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is jealousy a normal feeling? I don't have a lot good going on now and am often jealous of my friends who have more going for them. Is that normal?
Jealousy : Yes it's normal, but jealousy often implies a desire to have what someone else has, in hopes that life will be fair, balanced, and somehow perfect. It's not so simple as such, is it? No matter how high one climbs in life, the more one has, the more one makes, etc., the grass does not get any greener. Rather, there is more of it to mow. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Specialist therapy: There are therapists who specialize in this issue and, depending on your situation, might have couples sessions as well as individual ones. Even group work with other jealous people can help like aa does. You have to really accept that whatever the other person(s) did or didn't do - you have a separate issue to work through, jealousy. You may have made a great start in your query! best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A little confusing: Are you maybe asking how to deal with a narcissist who's angry and jealous? If so, this is difficult because true narcissists can't imagine being questioned. Also, they get very angry when they feel you're slighting them -- such as paying attention to others rather than exclusively to them. You might work with a therapist yourself, to decide whether you really want this kind of relationship. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have two sons 32 and 11 months how can I prevent jealousy between them especially from the elder
Establish limits: The kid likely feels displaced and wants the time baby is getting.To him time = love, so the extra work baby requires is viewed as extra love. Do not accept guilt for this. You can spend special "big boy" time with him while baby naps, and ask him to help change diapers, feed, all of which would be short lived but teach about work. Be short and firm about his behavior.Do not accept agressive acts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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