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    I don't mean jealousy as in a relationship (e.g. boyfriend jealous over girlfriends' numerous male admirers), I mean jealousy between friends - and consequent adverse behavior.

    What I feel is that people get jealous of you only if you're a friend. If you were just an acquaintance or a "rival", they would have no reason to be jealous of you.

    Whereas if you get close to them, they will get jealous for some reason, some day...

    Is this feeling right? What do you think?
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    I get "jealous" of people i don't like. When an absolute **** of a person is ridiculously lucky and loved, even though, they're an absolute ****

    Perfectly fine to be honest, as long as you don't try and make everybody else hate them
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    I get jealous of my friends for generally having better lives than me, but that doesn't change my friendship towards them at all. I get jealous of my enemies for the same reason. And many people have told me that they get jealous of me. It's a natural part of life - the grass is always greener, and all that ****.
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    I'm jealous of tramps and they're freedom
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    Jealousy is there because you start comparing yourself with your friends... Other people you don't think so much about or care.
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    (Original post by Mos Def)
    I'm jealous of tramps and they're freedom
    +rep for that sig!!!!!!! ha ha ha!

    Every time I start to feel jealous of someone else, I look at the things I have that they haven't, and think of the people who're probably jealous of me
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    It's not really jealousy, more like envy.
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    i find people get jealous simply because someone has something that they dont. they might not even want it but the fact they dont have it is enough
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    (Original post by Irrelevance)
    I get "jealous" of people i don't like. When an absolute **** of a person is ridiculously lucky and loved, even though, they're an absolute ****

    Perfectly fine to be honest, as long as you don't try and make everybody else hate them
    Same here
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    Sometimes I get jealous because my friends have a proper family who love them and I don't really lol!!
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    Jealousy = not wanting others to have what is yours
    Envy = wanting what someone else has

    Just thought I'd clear that up.
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    I dont really get jealous

    If anything, sometimes I feel envious of others, in terms or their material wealth and stuff like that but not jealous.
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    Reminds me off that saying only a friend can stab you in the back because they can get close enough.
 
 
 
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