Dating insecure control freak
Or they may try to rationalize it that it's not such a big deal that he or she doesn't like the way they dress or speak or eat or decorate their house and that they shouldn't take it personally.
In fact, someone may try to convince themselves that their partner's criticism of them is warranted, or that their partner is just trying to help them be a better person.Whether controlling behavior leads to more severe emotional or physical abuse or not, it is not a healthy situation.If you notice more than a couple of these signs within your relationship or your partner, take it seriously.It is not unheard of for the partner being controlled to feel stuck in a relationship not out of fear that they themselves will be harmed, but that their partner may self-destruct or harm themselves if they were to leave.Other times, a person may be threatened with losing their home, access to their children, or financial support if they leave a controlling or abusive partner (or are left by them).
You were stoked when you finally got out from under Mom and Dad’s wing and got to make your own decisions, so why are you now giving up those rights for some guy? He’s not capable of letting you keep a secret and will push and prod until you spill the beans, even if it has nothing to do with him personally and is of no real interest to him.