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Is this controlling?

(12 Posts)
anaspaz Thu 18-Feb-16 09:53:54

I've been dating my boyfriend for two years and I'm wondering whether some of his weird behaviour verges on controlling.

For example on Saturday we were driving back from the rubbish dump and we went to the McDonalds drive-thru. I was deciding what to order and he said I had to have a Happy Meal.

TheNaze73 Thu 18-Feb-16 10:09:00

If he didn't let you keep the free toy, then yes. That's wrong.

Bananalanacake Thu 18-Feb-16 10:15:21

Was he trying to save money as a happy meal is cheaper? if so you could have said you wanted a chicken burger and paid for it yourself.

HandyWoman Thu 18-Feb-16 10:18:10

Oh yeah - just remembered it's half term innit!

FellOutOfBedTwice Thu 18-Feb-16 10:23:06

Toys are rubbish at the moment. I had a Happy Meal on Saturday and it came with a watch that didn't work.

Re the controlling behaviour, OP, we are going to need more info.

Thattimeofyearagain Thu 18-Feb-16 10:36:41

If he normally tells you what to eat then yes. If not then no.

Marchate Thu 18-Feb-16 10:44:07

Can you give more examples?

The fact you are asking implies he has done things like this previously

theclick Thu 18-Feb-16 10:45:43

Do you have more info? Did he mean it as a joke? Right now the way you describe it is really cut off

JesusWife Thu 18-Feb-16 11:00:54

What toy did you get?

firesidechat Thu 18-Feb-16 11:07:47

And you said...?

Fairenuff Thu 18-Feb-16 17:57:16

Are you still trying to decide?

dodobookends Thu 18-Feb-16 18:02:56

Now if you'd gone to the McDonalds drive-thru on the way to the dump, that would have made more sense grin

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