In a “Dear Abby” format, a worried person who found herself sabotaging her relationship wrote to GoodTherapy.org seeking advice about how to control his/her overprotective and possessive impulses. The response gave two recommendations about how to deal with a situation like this. One can sit down with the partner and discuss the problem, which can build intimacy in a relationship by having one open up and share their feelings and giving the other the opportunity to express how much they care and offer compassion in response. Therapy can also be a good solution as it offers a healthy relationship and space for the patient to take a clear look at themselves and the relationship.
Read the full article here: Why Do I Become Overprotective and Possessive in Relationships?