One person who will not be shocked by how the couple met is Brittany's mother, Fay, 39, as she was also a contestant on the outrageous dating series that has come to the UK after being a hit in Italy.
Brittany said she applied to take part after having a number of bad dates while being single for a year.
Putting himself in a “father figure” position will install more of a sense of control.
If your boyfriend is constantly asking you to run errands, without including you as the benefactor, this is another sign of the need to feel in control. He also feels as if you should be thanking him for allowing you to do things for him.
Instead of “…pick up some soda for me.”, the request should be, “We’re out of soda. When you can finally break through the chains, and find some free time for yourself, be prepared: your controlling boyfriend will interrogate you when you return.
Also, his turning down an offer to do what you would like is a key sign that he is not flexible.
It often leaves the impression that he does not care about your interests.
If he forces you to do things, against your will, he is not in love with you.
Whether it is going to a baseball game, when you hate outdoor stadiums, or, even more harsh an act, makes you perform sexually against your will, he is NOT in love with you.
For some, the fears go away without a second thought. That is the main reason a boyfriend can become a controlling nightmare.
It is hard to pinpoint the answer to why this behavior exists, but, if you feel as if you are being controlled, being able to identify the behavior is your first step to freedom.
Unfortunately, love is not everything to some people. The world we live in may be a reason to become paranoid of strangers, and suspicious of our own family, at times.