To own a man separation from friends is key to control.
Where Gert had money so virtually bought Calvin, and keeps him on a short leash, Winsome has been able to use Ken’s dislike of dissension and confusion to make him obey.
As time passes, Victims become accustomed to being owned as if it were normal.
All Abusers, male and female use the ‘quarantine’ method. They use it to prevent other ideas, other options from reaching their victims.
When the only person in a Victim’s ‘world’ is the Abuser, there is little chance to rebel, to escape, to have independent thoughts.