Signs He’s Controlling

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When you’re in a relationship it’s easy to be so clouded by feelings of love that you overlook the red flags alerting you to the fact that something isn’t right. And one of the hardest things for a woman in love to see is when a man’s behavior shows he’s controlling, not caring.

Somewhere along the line, jealousy and possessiveness came to markers of a man’s devotion to a woman, but the truth is those are characteristics of a man who is controlling and will likely become abusive in some form down the line. Some may say there’s a fine line between control and care, but we don’t think the distinction between the two is all that gray. Check out these signs the man you’re dealing with is controlling.

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He Has To Know Your Whereabouts At All Times

It’s sweet when your man checks on you throughout the day because he misses you so much, it’s controlling when he constantly checks on you all day because he has to know where you are at all times.

This is control at its highest level and also speaks to the issues your man has with insecurity and trust. You’re a grown woman and no one should take it upon themselves to keep constant tabs on you.

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