Normally, your friends are the ones that are thrilled to hear about your good news. They cheer for you when you earn a promotion. They celebrate that great new relationship you entered. They encourage your excitement when you find a reasonably priced apartment with a stunning view. Sometimes, however, there is one friend who either does not want to join in the celebrations or whose excitement seems false. They drag the party down with their insincerity and fake smiles or make comments that fill your head with doubts about whether your new job really is the exciting new adventure you thought it was when you first got it.
When your friend seems incapable of sincerely celebrating your successes with you, it is very possible that they have caught a nasty case of jealousy. Jealousy and envy are problems that most people think about in the context of romantic relationships, but the green eyed monster can infect anyone and will damage any relationship it encounters regardless of whether the relationship is romantic or platonic. A jealous friend is unlikely to do much but bring you down, and trying to correct their jealousy might simply damage your friendship. Jealousy is not always easy to spot in friends, however, but there is always some indication that the green eyed monster has made itself at home in your relationship. Here are six signs your friend is jealous of you.