Controlling behavior does not equal love - it's emotional abuse.
Emotional abuse is a type of violence experiences in abusive relationships. It can happen in all forms of relationship including parent-child relationship, friendship, employer-employee relationship, and intimate partner relationship. Unfortunately, our society has not put the emphasis on emotional abuse that we should. Perhaps we think it is less serious due to the lack of physical scars on the survivors. It has not been taught in school, nor discussed extensively at the hou