He sits on the couch controlling the t.v. remote just like he controls
Everything. I ask him a question and he responds by shaking his head.

Lie by ommission. His best friends birthday is this weekend and the 
Invite has been out since October. What other secrets does he keep in
Emails that he says he doesn’t have plans for but intends to do. 
Silence is his answer, then says he just says he doesn’t want to hurt me.