He uses your achievements opportunistically.
If he isn’t downplaying your accomplishments he’s highlighting them only when he has something to benefit. I had to explain countless times to an ex that it didn’t matter how much he bragged about me to friends and family, if he wasn’t telling me how proud he was I didn’t feel supported. True support means highlighting all the good things about your partner whether it makes him look good or not.
Toya Sharee is a community health educator and parenting education coordinator who has a passion for helping young women build their self-esteem and make well-informed choices about their sexual health. She also advocates for women’s reproductive rights and blogs about everything from beauty to love and relationships. Follow her on Twitter @TheTrueTSharee or visit her blog, Bullets and Blessings.