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Controlling

Efforts to govern the actions of others that serve one’s own insecurity or need for order or power.

A woman becomes unreasonably irritated over her son’s table manners. She attempts to shame him and blames him for disgracing her in front of a restaurant full of people.

Controlling
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Controlling. Psych Central. Retrieved on June 19, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/controlling/