10 Signs You're Actually Dating A Control Freak

Finding it hard to understand the true meaning behind your partner's behavior? Here are 10 signs that you are actually dating a control freak.

By Janani
10 Signs You're Actually Dating A Control Freak

True Meaning of Dating a control freak

A control freak will never really know that they are a controlling person. Instead, they will consider themselves to be the perfectionist. In the name of constructive criticism, they will demean others. They will always be hoping for negative outcomes and will never expect positive results. They will be under the impression that they are giving their best and it is only the others who are unable to appreciate it. Being in a relationship with a control freak is a big challenge, they will make you believe that whatever was done was out of love. So, even when you feel something is wrong in the relationship, you will never really know what the real problem is. You need to use psychology when in a relationship with a control freak to understand their true self. Here are ten signs for you to interpret the personality of your special someone and know for sure that you are dating a control freak.

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1. Isolates you from your Dear Ones

Being connected with your friends and family will be a complication. You will find yourself mostly lonely; you will never have any relationship other than what you have with your control freak. You will not have a shoulder to cry upon or any moral support if your partner feels threatened. Your special someone might turn you against them by finding faults which are of no value. Stripping you of any moral support makes it easier for them to have a strong control over you. So, if you find yourself slowly developing hatred towards your family or friends, chances are you are getting trapped in your partner's controlling personality. If this is the psychology of your partner, then it is better to rethink your relationship.

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2. Blaming you for all the Mishaps

When in a relationship, if you find yourself constantly being blamed for your mistakes, chances are you are dating a control freak. Relationships are supposed to make you feel better not miserable. By making you feel guilty your partner might get a stronger hold on you. You might get an urge to do better to keep your relationship to grow stronger. Your partner might blame you for everything even if it was not your fault; you will be held responsible for it. Your partner will never accept any their mistakes but blame you instead, which is much easier for them to do. If you are in this kind of a relationship, then you are dating a control freak.

3. Extremely Possessive and Jealous

It is quite normal to get possessive and be jealous of your dear one when in love. But, if your partner seems to be extremely possessive or jealous then chances are you are dating a control freak. Being possessive and jealous are signs of your partner's insecurities, this is the reason that there is always a constant need for your partner to control. Your controlling partner might not be able to accept the fact that you are getting attached to someone else. This will create a panic in them as they are insecure and they feel vulnerable when you bond with the other. So, they might hurt and make you feel bad for not paying proper attention to your special someone but for having a great time with your friend. If this is the personality of your dear one, odds are you are dating a control freak.

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4. Manipulative is the meaning of a being a Control Freak

A controlling person will emotionally exploit you by playing mind games with you. You might not even be aware that you are being manipulated. Your partner might easily gain your trust by simple manipulation. Your partner might use your weakness against you. They will make you believe that all their choices are the best and that you can blindly go by their words, even when it causes you a lot of trouble. This personality is very tricky to handle. To understand that you are being manipulated takes time for you to realize, but you need to be wise. Your friends or family might easily identify your manipulating partner, but it takes time for to truly understand your relationship. Even when you confront your control freak, they might give you justifications that might seem to be valid, but you need to be wise to truly understand their intentions.

5. Undermines You

Relationships are supposed to make you feel powerful and cheerful, but if your partner tries to cripple you, then it is a major sign that you are dating a control freak. A control freak might try and belittle you, your views, ideas and beliefs will be treated as crazy. They might be meaning to weaken you, so to make you believe that you have deserved someone better and that you need to work hard to keep your relationship alive. The psychology of control freak is to make you feel unworthy; the bar will always be raised. All your work achievements or other great works will never be appreciated but criticized. This, in turn, makes them feel powerful and they feel safe when they have someone to direct and lead them completely. This is one of the biggest signs that you are dating a control freak.

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6. Never Agrees

Your controlling partner might never be able to agree with you. They might always find a reason to say that they were right and that your choices were bad. They will argue in a way that you will find it easier to accept than to argue. They always have a constant urge to be right at all times. It will drive them crazy to be wrong even if it was for one single time; so, they will never agree with you. They can never be team players rather they prefer to lead and direct. You need to be heard when in the relationships. But if you feel that you have no voice or your opinions can never be raised, chances are you are in a controlling relationship. If this is the psychology of your controlling partner, it is high time you rethink your options.

7. Your Personal Space is a Joke

When in a relationship valuing each other's personal space is very important. When there is a need to know everything in your life then it creates trouble. Relationships grow as long as the couples have their own space. Being in love doesn't mean you to be around each other at all times. But if your controlling partner thinks they have the right to question or know everything about you, then your relationship is heading for trouble. There might be a different set of rules for you and your partner. Your partner might hang out with their friends, but when you try to some alone time and hang out with your friends, then you are in major trouble. Your controlling partner might make you feel guilty for not spending time with them. If these are the characteristics of your better half, probably you are a dating a control freak.

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8. Being Selfish

A controlling person is always selfish. They just look into themselves, their needs and wants are their only preferences. When in a relationship with a controlling person you tend to lose your identity, your likes or dislikes are of least importance. Love is all about giving but they will never be able to give and will always expect to take more and more. They might make you miserable if their preference is not accepted. They will trick you into believing that they have made many compromises for you and that now it is your chance to be selfless. All of these might be happening without your knowledge, but you need to be wise enough to understand what is really going on in your relationship.

9. A Big Liar

A control freak will always be a big fat liar. They will never be honest with you. Rather they might lie which is easier for them to do. Even when confronted with making a mistake or cheating they will lie on the face and make you believe that it was your bad thoughts and not their behavior. They will also make you believe that whatever done was for the betterment of your life. Lying will never be a difficult task, so whatever happens, they will easily get out of the bad situation simply by lying. Rather than to by saying the truth and facing the consequences.

10. Need to Prove Their Point

When things don't go as planned their way, then the controlling person might wait for any problem to arise. When it does, they will get to say their all-time favorite words, "I told You so." They will wait until the right moment and make you feel pathetic for not going by their words. The need to direct and lead others at all times makes it difficult for them to accept others ideas. So, if you go by your plan, and it goes ill-fatedly, then you are in for a shower of demeaning words and verbal abuse. If you go by their ideas or follow their lead, it gives a negative outcome. Either you will be blamed for making any small mistake in the execution process; the problem will go unnoticed.

If you find yourself in a relationship with a control freak, then it is time to rethink your options. You can always talk your feelings out, if they chose to make amends and change their behavior, then the relationship can always be given a second chance. But, if your partner still blames you for your pessimistic thoughts and tries to make you guilty then it is better to run away from the control freak rather than to make your life miserable. There is always life after love, so believe in yourself and understand that you are a worthy person and that you need to be with someone who deserves you and not with a control freak who demeans you. All the Best!

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