Relationships are often plagued by power struggles. Maneuvering for power is an attempt to correct a sense of powerlessness, which developed in childhood, usually the result of growing up with an over controlling parent. However, we’ll never be able to improve our personal sense of power by controlling anything on the outside. It’s an inside job that requires a willingness to sincerely look within. People in healthy relationships aren’t motivated by competition or the need to control. They understand that empowering their partner actually… 

Empowers themselves.