I sometimes like to ask men if they are the jealous type. It’s just a random question I toss out during the getting to know you stage in dating. Of course, no man ever admits to being jealous. Truthfully, only time and certain circumstances will reveal how they actually handle being jealous. It’s a human emotion that we have all experienced at one time or another.
I’ve certainly given my date a raised eyebrow/dirty look when he didn’t correct an aggressive female shamelessly flirting in front of me. He was clearly amused by the attention. It wasn’t until the shoe was on the other foot did he realize that being with a babe magnet has its moments.
Some people can tolerate more than others but the key is how you handle jealousy: Throw pouting fits in a juvenile way? Turn into a ragey, possessive nutbag that is a total nightmare to be around? I’ve actually seen varying responses and the one thing I realized is that the way you handle it separates the mature from the immature.
Listen, not one of us wants to be with someone that nobody else finds desirable. We all want to be proud of who we are rocking on our arm, right? It’s perfectly normal that someone else will see what you in your date. So what do you do when someone you are seeing attracts a lot of attention in public?
How do you handle it when the person you are dating has a slew of admirers that love to make their presence known? What happens when former flings, exes that won’t go away, not-so secret admirers of your date are constantly popping up, what do you do?
Is it ever ok to be a little jealous of the attention they receive?
Happy Friday! What are you planning for this beautiful weekend weather in Atlanta?
By Wise Diva, Misadventures in Atlanta Dating Blog