This is a classic red flag. Some manipulators will intentionally encourage you to work and study, which may appear as a good thing but in reality, they do so only because they have set their views on your current or future income. At best, they find your emotions confusing, and want to make you feel better because that makes them the "perfect" partner; at worst, they view them as outright confronting and annoying. After yet another argument, I called my friend to uninvite her. You feel deeply unhappy, yet you fear losing this relationship so you continue walking on eggshells trying to please the monster. They are always thinking about how they can get rewarded in some way.
What's the point?
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