Jealousy and Romantic Love

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Jealousy
Subtitle of host publicationTheory, Research, and Multidisciplinary Approaches
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781405185790
StatePublished - 29 Apr 2010


  • Complexity of notion of extended-self, various types of relationships within
  • Concept of entitlement, foundation of romantic jealousy
  • Emergence of jealousy, cruciality of issue of reciprocity
  • Jealousy and envy, confusion over meanings
  • Jealousy and exclusivity, threat to exclusive position
  • Jealousy and romantic love, fear of losing an important human being
  • Jealousy less intense in online relationships, lesser weight to partner's attitude
  • Parental and romantic love, relationship taking different directions at different ages
  • Personal comparative concern, pronounced in jealousy - refers to losing something

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology

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