When you love a control freak, you’re just the puppet … and your partner holds the strings.
I’ve made out, had sex, been in love, and dated quite a few control freaks. I suppose it’s not unusual for control (power and decision-making) to be an issue in romantic relationships but when you’re a person riddled with low self-esteem like I once was, you tend to attract and allow people to come in and take charge … even of things they shouldn’t be taking charge of.
I’ve been on both sides of the fence: both the controlled, and on occasion, the controller (although, for the most part, I can sadly say I’ve been the marionette on someone else’s strings). I adamantly believe that while it’s normal and common for one partner in a relationship to be the more dominant partner, neither party in any relationship should seek to control the other.
With that said, here is some advice for those of you who love control freaks:
In Charge Finally,