Jealousy Case Study Examples

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The Francisco’s have been a couple for twenty-seven years. The couple got engaged after dating for about two years, and they got married three months later. Mrs. Francisco is in her late forty’s she works in a company doing manual labor. Mr. Francisco is in early fifty’s and he owns his own landscaping company. The couple has five children, four daughters who are 25,24,23,20 and a son who is 15. The Francisco’s are my parents. They spend their free time with their grandchild and they enjoy spending time abroad visiting family. They have not had to transition to the empty nest stage yet because four out of five children still live with them so they have a little bit of financial strain trying to pay tuitions and bills.
The Maldonado’s have been couple for about five years, but have been married two years. They are trying to adjust to life with a child. Mr. Maldonado is thirty years old, and Mrs. Maldonado is 25 years old. So there is a five-year gap that strains their relationship a bit. Mrs. Maldonado is a social worker at a local nursing home, and Mr. Maldonado works full-time doing manual labor at a local factory. They have a two-year-old
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Jealousy is an emotion that many partners in a marriage feel or tend to feel at some point in their relationship. “Jealousy sets the boundaries for what an individual or group feels are important relationships: other cannot trespass these limits into other emotional and/or sexual relationship without evoking jealousy” (Strong & Cohen, 2013, pg. 171). This is something that both couples have in common. Jealousy is such a diverse issue. Mrs. Francisco explained to me that at the start of her marriage she was a very jealousy person something that is not uncommon, but she stated that her jealousy was an unhealthy one. She remembers following her husband to work some mornings and she stated that she remembers looking at the phone statement each and trying to identify numbers that

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