Posted: 26/06/2016 at 09:38
Bolshy's good DD
The 'phone checking' is also classic. HIS insecurities. I was never allowed near a computer, and I didn't have one of the phones which have internet access. That would have been a whole new can of worms!
Glad you have plenty of support - isolation is another tactic they use, so keep that contact up
You'll have the chance to talk frankly with Charlie at some point. He clearly has a grasp of what's going on anyway. All he needs just now is to know he's safe, and as long as he's with you, he is