In today’s video, I’ll share a story of how Eric overcame retroactive jealousy.

Read on or watch below to learn more about the story of Eric, a student who overcame retroactive jealousy with the help of my online course, “Get Over Your Partner’s Past Fast.”

Zachary Stockill: So Eric, to start off with, could you just tell me a little bit about where you were “at” with retroactive jealousy before you invested in my course?

Eric: Back in 2017, I was with my ex-girlfriend at the time. A few months went by, but I noticed that I was still very jealous of a lot of the stories she had told me [early on], and I was asking her a lot of questions, trying to dig deep into everything.

The relationship ended up not working out. And then, back in January, I met my most recent girlfriend.

Things were really good at first, and then the questions started coming up about her past.

She told me one story, and it stuck with me for a long time.

how Eric overcame retroactive jealousy

We were both sitting there one night, and one more story came up, and I thought to myself, “Well, I’m sick and tired of feeling like this.”

Sleeping was tough; anything we went and did, there’d always be something in my mind about “Oh, did she go here with someone? Did she do that with someone?”

And then, I think, it was two weeks before I invested in the course. I was at a friend’s house. Stories came up again about the past, and I just broke down and said:

“That’s enough.” I didn’t want to deal with this anymore.

how Eric overcame retroactive jealousy

So I purchased the course, and it led us to this point.

Zachary Stockill: Did you ever feel like you were going to be stuck with retroactive jealousy forever?

Eric: A hundred percent.

Zachary Stockill: What were some of the things that you used to do as a result of retroactive jealousy? Did you ask your partner questions? How did this manifest for you?

Eric: I asked a lot of questions. I did the typical thing most people would do: ask a lot of questions… Social media was a big one, I think, because nowadays social media is a big thing for everyone. And you can find out lots of stuff through social media. Those were the main things.

Every few days, or, you know, even every other day, she’d always reassure me, you know, “This is the relationship I want; this is the relationship I’ve always looked for with someone.”

So that’s when I just wanted to address it, nip this jealousy in the bud, and get rid of those feelings so that we could live the life together that we both deserve.

Zachary Stockill: So how would you compare your feelings today to before you found my course?

Eric: It’s night and day.

I didn’t believe it at first, to be honest, that I could see the other side of things. But as of today, it really doesn’t bother me like it used to. I get the odd “pang” here and there, but it lasts maybe five to ten seconds, and then it’s gone. So I’d say it’s night and day.

Zachary Stockill: That’s fantastic. And finally, Eric, what would you tell anyone who’s on the fence about investing in my course?

Eric: I would say, “Try it.” What do you have to lose? For the price, my life has changed significantly because of it. I’m not only getting rid of the jealousy itself, but I’ve noticed differences in my day-to-day living, too.

When I’m going to work or meeting new people, I’m much happier. I’m more open to having actual conversations with people.

Even just walking through my subdivision, when people walk by me, I’ll generally say “Good morning” or “How are you?” as opposed to avoiding interactions. I’m present now.

So, if anyone’s on the fence, just definitely give it a try, and you won’t regret it.

If you are currently struggling with retroactive jealousy, you can click here to sign up for my premium course, “Get Over Your Partner’s Past Fast.”

Or if you need more help, then you can consider signing up for one-on-one coaching with me. [Subject to availability]

Zachary Stockill
Zachary Stockill

Hi! I'm a Canadian author and educator whose work has been featured in BBC News, BBC Radio 4, The Huffington Post, and many other publications. I'm the founder of, the author of Overcoming Retroactive Jealousy and The Overcoming Jealousy Workbook, and the host of Humans in Love podcast.