They may have grown up observing relationships where the man held the upper hand by controlling the woman.Their self-esteem may be so low that the only way they can be sure that someone will stay with them is to make the girl’s self-esteem even lower. Is he protective of you and helpful with decisions all the time? Signs of a controlling boyfriend Now all of us try to control our partners subtly, especially when we feel like they’re drifting or moving in a different direction. And almost always, you’ll never really know the difference.
They may have been betrayed by a former girlfriend and fear being hurt again.I believe it’s because no other guys want to butt heads with a dominant woman other than the passive guys. She’d bark an instruction at him, and he’d always meekly answer “yes dear.” I know friends in relationships like this. He said to me as they drove from Las Vegas, NV all the way to Plymouth, Mass for vacation to see the rest of the family.They exchange their balls, for the chance to have a relationship. The question is, is that what you really want from a relationship? It’s never worth being with someone who treats you badly, just because you don’t want to be single. (He was 73 then about 2 years ago) "Kevin, I drove 19 straight hours and then your mother says to me "I can't go any further" I said "Do you want to turn around?You may be walking down the street together and he gets into a fist fight just because a guy glanced at you. Your man goes into your closet and picks out loose-fitting long-sleeved shirts and baggy jeans for you to wear – and it’s the middle of summer!Or worse: he takes it out on you and embarrasses you in public. There’s a heat wave and he wants you to cover your arms, legs, midriff, booty – everything!If he’s ever raised his hand on you for the smallest of reasons or uses force to tell you what to do, it’s obvious he belongs to this type.