4 ways to work on changing controlling behaviour in relationships.
- Notice when your requests cross the line into demands.
- Become conscious of the absolutes you carry. For eg. I am never going to allow someone to …
- See and respect your partner as having rights to their time, space, feelings and opinions. Notice when you are taking over those areas or making them wrong.
- Work through the fears and insecurities that cause you to control. Some examples might be fears of not having control, feeling unworthy, or that you don’t matter, fears of being alone.
Take a look at the previous video on how we control in relationships and identifying the different types of controlling behaviour.