This shows that jealousy can cause harm to one’s relationship with someone. As Othello feels more insecure with his relationship, he goes through a sudden change in character due to his wife’s unfaithfulness. When people become jealous in relationships they often become very posses... ... middle of paper ... ...nd misunderstandings grow to point where he was not able to handle the stress anymore and deemed it right to kill Desdemona, only to find out that she and Cassio are innocent and have always remained faithful towards Othello. The emotion of jealousy can change and destroy one to their roots where their good and truth disappears from their soul and only the anger, jealousy, and hatred remain. In conclusion, everyone once has experienced the emotion of jealousy whether it be in a relationship towards someone or an object that someone else has and one wishes to have.
When the readers first get introduced to Othello and Desdemona, the readers assume that there is nothing in the world that can stand in such strong relationship that had even overcome the obstacle of interracial marriage. However, when Othello’s jealousy start getting into this relationship, we start seeing that the relationship between Othello and Desdemona becomes weaker. Iago feels this weakness and acknowledges that jealousy is its source, so he bases his entire plan on it. He keeps on feeding Othello with thoughts to get him more jealous. When he gets more jealous, his relationship with Desdemona weakens.
In our complex society there are marriages and relationships that succeed and comparably many that do not. Unfortunately, many small conflicts within people do not resolve easily and lead up to divorces and/or break ups. It is unfair to say that particular sex is responsible for all the causes the difficulties in relationships. Therefore, both sides should be analyzed closely to find the flaws within the relationships. Most men think that their girlfriends or wives are the main problem makers, and strongly oppose the fact that they are the problem too.
A friendship with a little competition is normal, but when it causes someone to hurt their friend or try to be their friend, it becomes unhealthy. Many people do not realize the effect that jealousy has on their life. Jealousy causes people to treat others horribly. People with jealous relationships should find a way to get their feelings out in a healthy outlet to avoid making regretful choices in moments of anger. When someone is jealous they end up hurting others, but mostly themselves.
We want a partner who possesses both strength and weakness, who is pure and wicked, and additionally someone who will love us as deeply as we do them. However, it is very rare that someone will find that perfect partner who fulfills all of their desires. In my opinion, men and women usually project their guilt in ornate behaviors that lead to a breakdown in trust. For example, many people who are unfaithful often accuse their partner of cheating due to their own guilty conscience. Also, we can project our insecurities on our relationships; we do this unconsciously when we feel that we are not good enough or unable to fulfill our partner’s expectations in the relationship, and do this in many different ways.
It turns into pure hatred because of the jealousy instilled inside of him. With all of the lies Iago shares with him, Othello feels no true emotions other than anger, sadness, and most of all, jealousy. Iago is the reason for why Othello changes. “The deep and subtle villany of Iago, in working this change from love to jealousy, in so tumultuous a mind as that of Othello, prepossessed with a confidence in the disinterested affection of the man who is leading him on insensibly to his ruin, is likewise drawn with a masterly hand.” (Hughes). With Iago motivating all of these jealous tendencies to surface, it resulted in the tragic deaths in Othello.
This was apparent that the two lover on loves battlefield were on two opposing sides, Desdemona was honest and faithful to Othello until their tragic end. Othello is without a doubt obsessively in love with Desdemona that the preconcieved idea of her cheating on him will throw him into an uncontrollable fits of rage that could be seen as slight symptoms of excessive jealousy responses in the brain. As a soldier Othello is supposed to hold himself to a higher standard. However Iago has made it a point to mention Othello’s epileptic tantrums as “passion unfitting such a man” (Act IV,scene 1). Othello a man of such noble standard and solidarity is witnessed as revealing weakness and vulnerability by the uncertainty of marriage with Desdemona.
Othello’s extreme jealousy causes the reader a combination of emotions. Jealousy is a very painful emotion, and the reader sympathizes with Othello. Yet, since the reader is aware of the falseness in the roots of the jealousy, they feel a little disgusted by how easily Othello is being tricked.
People often think only for themselves when they are jealous. This shows humans to be selfish when their emotions are intense. There is almost no worse feeling that being very jealous of someone or something. People will risk almost anything to get rid of this disastrous feeling. Jealously causes people to act irrationally and irresponsibly.
Often people who have narcissistic behavior are described as attention seekers, people who need the praise of others, people who have an attitude excessive cockiness and over all lack of self esteem. Often this self centeredness leads to a very selfish mindset. A person with a narcissistic disorder praises themselves to blind themselves to their own insecurities. Any praise of other people is viewed by the perverted mind of a narcissist as a “threat” to him or her. What makes this disorder much more intense that any ordinary personality disorder is that narcissistic people feed off the praise of others as well as themselves just as narcissus did.