Hi, i'm 13 years old, and I often struggle with unreasonable feelings of jealousy. Whenever I see my girlfriend with another guy, or when she talks about a friend of hers that is male, I become very jealous. I have no reason whatsoever to be jealous, and she has never given me a reason to be jealous. I never show my jealousy, of course, and no one knows anything about this, but it's very irritating and usually ruins my mood for a few hours.

I'm curious, how can I overcome this?
Did you find this post helpful?

User Profile
replied November 27th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Its normal feeling. You just need psychotherapy sessions if its very distressing.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Did you find this post helpful?
Quick Reply
Must Read
Stress is a natural response to life. But when does stress begin to cause health problems? Basics on stress and the stress response here....
What are the most common signs of stress? To learn which symptoms of acute, episodic and chronic stress can develop into more serious problems, start here....
Stress can trigger chronic illness. Learn how doctors test for stress and what to expect during an office visit in this section on how to diagnose stress....
DISCLAIMER: "Ask a Doctor" questions are answered by certified physicians and other medical professionals. For more information about experts participating in the "Ask a Doctor" Network, please visit our medical experts page. You may also visit our Mental Conditions , for moderated patient to patient support and information.

The information provided on eHealth Forum is designed to improve, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Personal consultation(s) with a qualified medical professional is the proper means for diagnosing any medical condition.