PROJECTED JEALOUSY

Behavior characterized by unfaithful partners, or those partners who would be unfaithful if given the opportunity projecting that infidelity onto their partners and accusing them of the same impulses.

PROJECTED JEALOUSY: "When Carole accused her boyfriend of seeing other women, it was an example of projected jealousy."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PROJECTED JEALOUSY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/projected-jealousy/ (accessed August 4, 2020).
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