9 Ways to Stop Being That Clingy Girlfriend

6. Show your boyfriend that you have interests outside of the relationship.

“Proactively try to show your boyfriend that you are not a clingy or needy girlfriend.” If you appear as an independent woman who enjoys hobbies and friends outside of the relationship, the next time you feel a twinge of jealousy, he won’t view it as clingy or annoying—he’ll probably find it kind of cute.