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Separation Support Ltd 1 Hardman Boulevard Manchester M3 3AQ
A CONTROLLING PERSON
An unhealthy relationship almost always contains one lethal component; a controlling or dominating personality which causes an imbalance of power within the partnership
Power or control within a relationship should be apportioned out in equal measures. Whether it concerns finance, parenting issues or simply what film to watch on television. Problems start to occur when one partner begins to make the majority or the entirety of the decisions that form the essence of the relationship.
Power and control within a relationship should be apportioned in equal measures.
10 signs of a controlling personality
Distortion of the truth and reality of situations
If you, or your partner, display any of the personality traits described overleaf. You may be able to live in blissful ignorance, if this kind of unsettling behaviour is impalpable .
However, any signs of this type of controlling behaviour could be the catalyst that tears your family apart.
Nevertheless, having an understanding and awareness of these characteristics is one step towards solving those problems that could be ruining your relationship. We can further support you with advice on how to deal with those individuals displaying personality issues.
Avoiding issues by seldom answering
Does not accept responsibility or blame
Finds creative ways to shift blame
Evading matters that concern their own faults.
Makes you believe you owe them a debt
Pathologically lying to get out of trouble
Uses guilt trips to achieve their own objectives
Pretends to serve and to be loyal
CHOOSE TO BE HAPPYDismissal of your opinion over matters