Why it works
He’s conditioning you to constantly be thinking about the relationship and revolve your life around it. He’s essentially hoping to exhaust you into submission. After walking on eggshells and feeling like you’re on damage control all of the time, doing everything you can to keep him from getting upset, you’ll be too tired and manipulated to see the relationship clearly. You will believe that you do things wrong all the time—that he is right, and you are wrong.