Originally Posted by Vixtoria
That's my point and why we use Envy instead of Jealousy. Jealousy has already gotten a bad rap and given negative connotations. Envy of Ted is more along the lines of "Wish I was making out with Susie" or even "Wish I had someone to make out with."
Jealousy is more the type of "Ugh, why are they making out? S/he should be making out with me!"
Right. If I like Ted. If I don't like Ted, it's jealousy. But I still want Susie to be happy.
As a personal note, when R, G, and J (T's other interests) are treating her well, I'm envious (though not enough to overcome my joy for her). When they are not, and she still spends time with them, I'm jealous.