But as the months start to roll by, you’d see that the advice would start to turn into sulking commands and manipulative pleas to arm twist you into doing what he wants.
Unfortunately, you’ll never see the signs or the real face under the mask of niceness until you’re ready to end the relationship or have already broken up with him.
Insecurity in your man can also make you antisocial and stunt your growth.
Before you know it, you’d start to avoid all your friends and spend all your time with him.
[Read: Why we end up falling out of love in a relationship] And a few relationships later, I met another great guy.
And within a few weeks of dating this new guy, I started seeing the same symptoms that I had seen in my earlier boyfriend, great guys who give great advice, but eventually turn into men who can never be pleased.
At times, it may just be the fear of losing you that makes your man insecure.
And before you know it, your sweet and insecure man will learn to control your life by playing the part of the victim.
And you’ll never even realize you’re being manipulated and arm twisted till you lose your old happy life and become a woman whose only ambition in life is to keep her man happy and make him feel proud of her.
[Read: How to deal with insecurity in a relationship] That’s the strange power of insecurity and insecure men in a relationship.
Experiences with insecure men The first time I ever dated an insecure guy was almost a decade ago.
Insecure men and their woes Insecure men can come off as one of the most sensitive and nicest men you’ve ever met.