Lucy Goodchild van Hilten, ‘How jealousy in a relationship can lead to alcohol problems – Jealous people in low-quality relationships are at higher risk of alcohol problems, suggests new study’,, Elsevier (15 July 2015).


The results revealed that people whose self-esteem relies on their relationship are more likely to turn to alcohol to cope because of jealousy. These findings were especially true for people who are less satisfied, less committed, and report feeling more disconnected from their partners.