At the end of the day, only you can decide if his controlling behavior is something you are willing to live with or not. Relationships should be something that supports your growth, not something that diminishes it. Love celebrates who you are; it does not put you down. You deserve to have a powerful and loving relationship. So start with yourself. Love yourself enough to take the first step in reclaiming you. 3 Ways To Attract Your Mate Through Self Love
Most couples deal with issues of control; it is a common tension that arises from time to time. However, if you and a loved one are struggling with how to deal with control issues constructively, don't hesitate to reach out. I'm here to help. I want you to have the best possible outcome when it comes to strengthening your relationships.
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*Note: while I am using the masculine pronoun in this article, please know that these issues apply equally to male and female partners. It is not intended to imply that men are controlling and women are not; I've simply used one pronoun for the sake of grammatical ease.