Jealousy is rooted in feelings of inadequacy

Most jealousy is rooted in feelings of inadequacy; they see something in you that makes them feel that they aren’t as good. Real or imagined, negative thoughts or actions emerge as a reaction or solution to those feelings of inadequacy.

Source: The Only Way to Stop Haters From Ruining Your Life @ Lifehack

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