Relationships Are All About Balance Of Power….And We Fight To Keep It

Dr Nicholas Jenner

downloadIt is of very little consequence how good you feel your relationship is, there is a dynamic that defines the interaction and what you do. It doesn’t matter if it is a friendship, work or a romantic relationship, we like to control things the best we can. This is what humans do. Codependency in relationships is about this, narcissism in relationships is about this, the employer-employee relationship is about this and individual-society relationship is all about this. We all like to hold the balance of power in any relationship we have and we fight to keep it, sometimes unconsciously and we are only willing to pass the balance to the other person if it is in our interest to do so.

The above description might give the idea that relationships are all about self-interest but I firmly believe that to be the case. We choose our relationships very carefully and…

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