It means he wants you trapped into needing him. It means to walk into the trap. Never need your partner. There is no need. Want to do for your partner.
Less cynical than it appears.
It is simply an unspoken business contract.<br />
him = :money + gifts + unfettered attention + five star EVERYTHING<br />
you = HIS canary in a cage to take out + play with when and where HE wants.
Provide financially, mentally, and physically in every aspects of happiness..
depends on the person. It could be as simple as you letting him help you rather than just struggling along as if you have to go it alone