He wants to control her and she’s scared! (from Leather and Lace Advice)

This week’s post from Leatherandlaceadvice.com is getting a lot of feedback, so I thought I would repost it here on advicesisters.com. When does someone’s concern for your well being and love for your company become smothering and way too much? When does it cross the line? Is is controlling to require your partner to tell you where she is going at night or who she will be with? It is too much control to require her to check in? I am “Lace” in the partnership of Leather and Lace Advice (and also the more adult site, leatherandlacespice.com). I think this reader question is an important one. I hope you will agree!  

You are also welcome to send in your own questions to Leather and Lace Advice (and Spice).  We have a secure Privacy Policy and nothing you write to us will ever be divulged. We whitewash all the details so only the core of the question remains. If you think you recognize a friend, colleague, family member, etc. you would be wrong…..

Now: here is the question:

I have been seeing “Dennis” for a few months. I love him very much and I know he loves me. We are already talking about marriage. But we have a serious problem that I think might ruin our relationship: whenever I want to spend time with my friends…

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Alison Blackman Dunham aka. “Advice Sister Alison” and “The Advice Sisters” is a writer, photographer, online advisor, and lifestyles consultant. She has built her reputation offering readers a unique perspective on life, in print, in person and through the camera lens. Her focus is on advice, beauty, fashion, lifestyles, relationships and things that help make life easier, more successful and more fun. Please follow Alison on Twitter @advicesisters and check out her other web (advice-related) sites: leatherandlaceadvice.com & leatherandlacespice.com