There’s a thin line between a loving boyfriend and a controlling boyfriend.But unknowingly, this subtle urge to help our partner lead a better life could turn into a dangerous obsession for all the wrong reasons.
For the purposes of the article, we’ll alternate between male and female gender examples (“him” in one step, “her” in the next).
As your relationship with a new person in your life has developed, you find your old friends falling away, while family members remark on how you don’t seem like yourself.
Are you losing yourself to an odd, and ultimately destructive, relationship?
There’s the violent physically abusive boyfriend, and then there’s the caring, sensitive boyfriend who controls you emotionally.
It’s easy to pinpoint a physically abusive controlling boyfriend.