While Jacob faces problems head-on, Edward runs away, and then when things get worse, tries to kill himself.
Jacob isn't better
While Jacob would be admiring your soft blush, Edward would be resisting the urge to suck your blood.
While Jacob will do anything for the love of his life, Edward will let her slip away.
While Jacob would be able to warm you up on a cold winter day, Edward would freeze you to death.
While Jacob supports any decision you make, Edward tries to control every aspect of your life.
While Jacob is thinking about you even when he's sleeping, Edward is watching you sleep.
Jacob will love you for who you are, not for what you smell like.
While Jacob is sweet and cheerful, Edward is arrogant and dramatic.