Meanwhile as part of their attempt to make themselves more impressive and ideal in your eyes they will also often put down other people. If they criticize others a lot then this usually comes from low self esteem and this will often end up affecting you negatively in the long run
Of course ‘no’ isn’t something a controlling person wants to hear, whether it’s sex, an invitation or an order. If they keep pestering you and won’t let the subject lie, and particularly if they threaten or try to scare you, then this is a serious red flag that you should get out of the relationship. Set boundaries and make sure your partner respects them.