Have you noticed how some people will ask you to do something and you tell them "no," you can't do that on that day. And then they ask you again and again...and again. Sound familiar? It probably does, if you are dealing with controlling people.
It's as though--in their mind--if they keep asking, eventually they will get the answer they desire. And, in a weak moment, you may even give it to them just to stop "the asking."
Read Dr. King's entire article Eliminating Controlling People - Ask Me Until You Wear Me Down
Dr. Jeanne King, Ph.D., our official Abusive Relationships Expert