Overcoming Jealousy and Insecurity


If you have trouble with jealousy and insecurity, you know how destructive these emotions can be, both to your relationships and to your own quality of life. On the other hand, if your spouse or close friend is jealous or insecure, you know the pain of unfair accusations.

Regardless of your situation, the practical principles in this Bible-based book will help you discover freedom in Christ.

Doug Britton, M.Ed., MFT. LifeTree Books. Paperback: 5½ x 8½. Wire “spiral” binding. 84 pages.

Are you jealous or insecure?

You know that jealousy and insecurity can be crippling. If you have struggle with these emotions, they can feel overwhelming, almost as hard to overcome as addiction to drugs or alcohol.. Jealousy and insecurity can destroy your self-image and threaten relationships, even if you are a Christian.


Is someone close to you jealous or insecure?

If your spouse, boyfriend, or girlfriend is jealous or insecure, you know the potential destructiveness of these emotions from the other side — that of the person who is accused of looking at others or having an affair.


This book is for married couples, but it also applies to other relationships

Although this book was written with marriage in mind, most of the insights and suggestions can help you with other relationships such as your parents, siblings, fiancee, or other friends.


Regardless of your situation, there is hope in Christ

You can overcome jealousy and insecurity. The Bible, provides guidelines that will help. In this book, learn how to:

  • Evaluate your own insecurity
  • Put your trust in God
  • Not take someone else’s behavior personally
  • Take action when you have been wronged
  • Build trust in your relationships
  • Forgive others


This book is reader-friendly

This book is ideal for personal use or in a small group setting. Personal application questions are found in each chapter.

If you study in a small group setting, you can take advantage of the guidelines for small group leaders at the back of the book.


In this book you will learn how to live according to God’s Word. When you read it, you will discover it is:

Bible-based. This book is solidly Bible-based, with every chapter showing how to apply the Bible’s truths in your life.

Cross-cultural. Since the guidelines in this book are based on God’s Word, they apply to every group and culture.

Practical. Readers are given clear, practical steps they can take.

Reader-friendly. Many techniques — from a simple, straightforward writing style to breaking the text into small, easily digested portions — make the books easy to read.

Comprehensive. Numerous questions and dilemmas are anticipated — and answered.

Interactive. Personal application questions throughout the books get readers involved.

Action-oriented. Readers write action plans as they go through each chapter.

“Three-in-one” — great for small group studies.This book has all the information you would expect to find in three separate books:

  • Book — with practical, Bible-based information,
  • Workbook — with “personal application” questions scattered throughout each chapter.
  • Small group leader’s guide — with guidelines for small group leaders at the end of the book.


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This book was written by Doug Britton, MFT (Marriage and Family Therapist). Doug, President of LifeTree Institute, has been a Bible-based Marriage and Family Therapist for over thirty years.

Doug has helped hundreds of thousands of people as a therapist, clinical director of a treatment center, seminar speaker, radio-co-host, and author of over twenty books that show people how to apply God’s truths in their daily lives.

He has also trained counselors, small group leaders, pastors, and mentors, showing them how to share practical, effective ways to apply the Word of God in all areas of life.

Doug has a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology and has edited and published three professional publications. His wife Skeeter has been a homemaker, landscape designer, journalist and novelist. She also has taught marriage and parenting workshops, and holds degrees in English and Landscape Architecture.

Doug draws from his counseling experience and his own struggles and victories when he writes.

More importantly, he draws from the Word of God, offering readers Bible-based, practical, cross-cultural tools, insights, and guidelines they can use in their daily lives.

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