What a jealous friend may look like
Be selective about who you turn to when you face relationship problems
Friends tend to be overprotective anyway — whether they are jealous or not. If they are jealous, they may over-exaggerate this one isolated conflict as a broader sign of trouble.
Reevaluate your friendship if a friend tries to sabotage your relationship
An extreme example of jealousy is when your friend tries to interfere with your relationship. “If they’re meddling and trying to break you up, they’re dangerous and not a real friend. In that case, you need to reassess your friendship,” Winter said.