Absolutely, this one tiny snippet does not mean he is abusive or anything of the sort. Most posters are just asking questions.
DH is different in a bad way around his mum, but I would never have a go at him about it...i would never try and stop him seeing her either or try and put a wedge between them.
The OP needs to ask herself the questions...and, maybe she does act in a not nice way around her family and maybe he is being manipulative.
I believe that partners should support their other half in having friends and relationships outside of just the couple.