Originally Posted by BexyandBen
Just to toss in another perspective, our views are very different:
Jealousy is "wanting something that is rightfully yours, but has been taken by another, or has been given to another."
Envy--or coveting--is "wanting something that is not rightfully yours, but you want nonetheless."
Possessiveness is "selfish desire not to share what you have--whether rightfully yours or not--with anyone else."
I'm noticing the running theme of "rightfully yours". Could you define what that means in this context?