3. They Have High Expectations

As I said earlier, controlling parents are classic perfectionists, so itโ€™s only natural for them to have high expectations.

They will put a lot of pressure on their kids by setting unrealistic goals for them to reach, like getting perfect scores on all their exams.

This attitude may lead a teen to act rebelliously or they might even become depend on their parents to solve all their problems for them since they lack initiative.

They Are Manipulative