Times It’s Smart to Be Jealous
Feel guilty for getting protective of your guy? Don’t. Not only is it sometimes warranted, he’ll appreciate that you care. Here’s how to tell if you should chill... or bring down the hammer.
No matter how tight your bond is, your inner green monster is bound to pop up. Luckily, relationship gurus agree jealousy is healthy. “It can be a productive way to show your guy how you want to be treated and that you care,” says Debbie Magids, PH.D. author of All The Good Ones Aren’t Taken. But figuring out which situations call for a fit can be tough. That’s why we polled you online to see how you’d react in these scenarios, and stacked your answers against how experts say you should behave.