Signs That My Crush Is Jealous

Signs That My Crush Is Jealous

by Sam Grover

About Sam Grover

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Sam Grover began writing in 2005, also having worked as a behavior therapist and teacher. His work has appeared in New Zealand publications "Critic" and "Logic," where he covered political and educational issues. Grover graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Arts in history.

When people are jealous -- including your crush -- they will show signs of their jealousy. They will not, however, come right out and tell you they are jealous. Indeed, they may not even recognize it in themselves. A good way to see if your crush likes you is to look to see if he shows signs of jealousy when you're talking to or dating someone else. If he is jealous, that means he cares if you're with someone else, which in turn means that he would prefer to be with you. So, stay on the lookout for signs of jealousy to gauge how he feels.

Easy Anger

Jealous people get angry more easily than people who aren't jealous. So, if your crush has been more moody lately than he usually is, he may be jealous. This is especially true if he gets angry when you are around other guys, when you mention other guys, or if you're dating another guy. He may not necessarily direct his anger at you or the other guy, either. He may be negative or generally unpleasant to other people even though he is jealous of you.

Frequent Contact

A jealous crush will probably call you, text you and e-mail more than someone who is not jealous. This is because the jealous crush is not just calling to check up and see how you're doing. Rather, she is calling to see if you're with someone else and, if so, who. So, if your crush gets in touch with you more often than she used to, she is probably jealous. This is especially true if you've just started dating someone else.

Frequent Arguments

If you know your crush well, you probably argue with him from time to time. However, if he is feeling jealous, the arguments will occur far more often. This is because jealousy is a negative feeling. What's more, it's a negative feeling that he associates with you. So, his jealousy will drive him to nitpick you more often, criticize you more often and generally argue with you more often over seemingly unrelated issues.

Priority Possessiveness

A crush who is jealous will want to be your number one priority. This is not really reasonable, especially because you are not in a relationship with your crush. So, if you tell your crush that you plan on doing something that doesn't involve him, and he gets upset, then he is probably jealous, which is where this unreasonable request is coming from.

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