Power and Control in Relationships

A young woman is facing backward on a young man. Both are holding both hands while their backs are towards each other in a sad tone.

To develop a healthy relationship, it is important for all parties involved to feel empowered, respect each other, and have equal power in the decision-making. On the other hand, an unhealthy relationship tends to have imbalanced power and control. Once one person takes away power and control from another person or takes over the relationship […]