In fact, trying to change a control freak -to make them respect you, appreciate you, or even just stop being such an overbearing nuisance in your life–will make you crazy. It’s an exercise in futility.
They’re constantly going to be disapproving of how you do things. Even if you try to do things their way, you won’t live up to a control freak’s standards. So, step one: accept that you cannot change a control freak. What’s left to do?
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