When I try to talk it out, he gets upset because I want to talk about the relationship instead of just letting things be as they are.
Naser Khosro 11th century and Ibn Batuteh 14th century in their travelling accounts describe restrictions imposed on women and violent punishments expecting them.
I have personally seen many of my Iranian friends spoil their girlfriends with everything, even if their pockets may have been empty.
For a successful you need to find out if your partner is feeling in such way or not.
Iranian men tend to act suspicious and jealous towards that.
He sounds like he still doesnt even know what he wants either, and you aint no one's free therapist.