If he panics or rages when he cannot contact you immediately, that is a very strong warning sign indeed.It speaks to severe emotional dependency and angry attachment.Often there is elaborate planning for vacations, get-aways, and 'fun' outings.
Let that be repeated, it feels good to anyone, not just people with a supposedly defective partner selection.
While there may be some reasons of personal history that render someone more susceptible to power behaviors, unless this is discussed sensitively and individually, it becomes victim blaming.
This is the start of justification of abuse Road Rage There is something slightly disinhibiting about driving a car.
Most people do not have rage just under the surface however.
There may be a lot of name-dropping, especially in a field of your interest.
If these are famous people it will be hard for you to verify.
He may suddenly become very interested in your previous activities and want to participate with you.
Conversely he may keep you so busy you may not be able to pursue your usual activities He may presume a level of intimacy that you do not feel. There is a strong pressure to accept and like his gifts and plans. This can be constant text paging, long phone calls, insisting on accompanying you to all appointments and interviews, visiting you at work, etc.
If a man reports that multiple ex's have cheated on him, it is very likely that he will come to believe that you are too. Apart from the obvious exploitation implied, this is evidence that the aggressor after ending a relationship can be evidence of how desperate he feels when someone tries to separate from him. Next to brute force, the second most effective building block of power is to know something that someone else does not know. Frequently changing jobs, chronic unemployment, or having to have a job where he works by himself, can be a sign of non-cooperativeness. Attachment swings go from pleased with people to suspicious and blaming with people.