Some symptoms of pathological jealousy include:
- Accusing partner of looking or giving attention to other people.
- Questioning of the partner’s behavior.
- Interrogation of phone calls, including wrong numbers or accidental phone calls, and all other forms of communication.
- Not allowing any social media accounts, Facebook, Twitter etc.
- Going through the partner’s belongings.
- Always asking where the partner is and who they are with.
- Isolating partner from their family and friends.
- Not letting the partner have personal interests or hobbies outside the house.
- Controlling the partner’s social circle.
- Claiming the partner is having an affair when they withdraw or tries to escape abuse.
- Accusing the partner of holding affairs when the marriage’s sexual activity stops because of the abuse.
- Verbal and/or physical violence towards the partner, the individual who is considered to be the rival, or both.
- Blaming the partner and establishing an excuse for jealous behavior.
- Denying the jealous behavior unless cornered.
- Threatening to harm others or themselves.