Jealousy Research Paper

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When a person first thinks of murder, envy probably is not their second thought, but it should be their third. Statistically speaking, jealousy ranks number three in the most common motives for manslaughter. So although it may seem like a simple enough emotion, many feelings coincide. To most, it is a stressful and unwanted inner conflict that can cause or further aggravate thoughts of insecurity and inadequacy. Also, apparently, violence-inducing rage. Tracing back, the word originated from Old French gelos, which later turned into Old French gelosie, and then it’s English version which is most common today. Additionally, an interesting fact is that the Swedish way to say the word is svartsjuka, which translates to “black-sick”; not a coincidence
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