They might make an effort to bait you into anger, then falsely accuse you of rejecting them, move you to doubt truth along with your sanity, and on occasion even brainwash you as psychological manipulation. It is really not uncommon to allow them to stop buddies and family members who they feel have betrayed them. They respond to their profound worries of abandonment with needy and clingy behavior or anger and fury that reflect their very own skewed truth and self-image.
In a relationship that is close they have to walk a tightrope to balance driving a car of being alone or to be too near. To do this, they make an effort to get a handle on with commands or manipulation, including flattery and seduction.