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Jealous of My Fiance's Family

I currently live with my fiance's parents. I have been feeling myself get so jealous of their closeness and the fact that I live so far away from my family. I currently pay rent and I feel myself growing resentful to his parents (who are very well to do). My fiance's 29 year-old brother and 28 year-old sister live with his parents as well. I resent that I am not making as much money; I still have to fork over money since my fiance and I became engagement. The money issue didn't bother me until after the engagement. I find myself lashing out at my fiance. Am I trying to push him away from the closeness he has with his family? I want to know how I can control my rage so that I don't push him away. This isn't the first relationship that I've had where I have been jealous over family-bonding. I put my fiance first and I want him to do the same with me. I look forward to your input.

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