Almost all the time, you’ll just end up assuming that your boyfriend’s only trying to help you.If you’re stuck in a relationship with an insecure man, you’ll have to spend all your life trying to please him and make him feel happy and satisfied in the relationship.
Insecure men and their woes Insecure men can come off as one of the most sensitive and nicest men you’ve ever met.
At first, he may be quiet and always ready to give you advice when you need it.
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Experiences with insecure men The first time I ever dated an insecure guy was almost a decade ago.
And before you know it, your sweet and insecure man will learn to control your life by playing the part of the victim.
And you’ll never even realize you’re being manipulated and arm twisted till you lose your old happy life and become a woman whose only ambition in life is to keep her man happy and make him feel proud of her.
But as the months start to roll by, you’d see that the advice would start to turn into sulking commands and manipulative pleas to arm twist you into doing what he wants.
Unfortunately, you’ll never see the signs or the real face under the mask of niceness until you’re ready to end the relationship or have already broken up with him.
And then, it was the same with my job and with the amount of time I spent in office and how much I spend on shopping. But he always seemed hurt and pained when I went out without him. No matter what I did, unless I had his approval, he was always upset by something or the other. Nothing could ever please him, and he always had a way of pointing flaws in the things I did.
I tried changing myself for him so he could be proud of me. I was in this relationship for almost three years before we had to go our own ways for good.
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