Excessively controlling behavior by a partner can severely challenge the relationship.
You’re going to be amazed how, when you stand in your true power, how little they can use against you. They will actually crumble and back off.
Here’s how a narcissist uses their religious belief to manipulate, control and dominate you through fear.
Teens in intense, Controlling Relationships,
Although fake praise may seem harmless, it can weaken love and be used to abuse.
You’ll waste your whole life waiting for them to change. Sleeping next to them and feeling alone. Wondering why they won’t treat you right. You keep thinking it’s your fault and you give more and more, hoping that your efforts will change things. You’re in love with a lie, this is just the truth that you don’t want to face. Let it go!
Apart from intimidation, an aversive strategy adopted by domestic abusers is isolating their victims to manipulate. Isolation from the outside world is an important element of psychological control for the abusers to encourage compliance from the victims.
You may have noticed that your friend is acting differently, and you suspect they are being abused by their intimate partner. Help them to realize they’re in a relationship to be happy, to smile, and to make good memories, not to be constantly upset, to feel hurt, and to cry.
Narcissists are people who are self-obsessed and like to control others for their personal gain.