Jakob Tanner is a London-based writer.
The most common manifestations are, of course, in sexual and romantic relationships, but jealousy takes shape in our careers and friendships as well. What exactly is going on in our minds when we’re corrupted by this niggling bugbear of an emotion?
The flu isn’t fatal, it’s just a pain in the arse, another inconvenience like having an iPhone 4 in a city full of iPhone 7’s. Yet, as unbelievable as it seems, this same virus once killed off a third of the world’s population.