Stud Fam Plann. Sep;32(3) The effect of power in sexual relationships on sexual and reproductive health: an examination of the evidence.
Power is strongly associated with sex and can have both beneficial and detrimental effects on our relationships.
Sometimes people do what their partners want because they are afraid of their partner's reaction. For example, one partner may be afraid to ask the other to.
This article reviews what has been learned to date about the role of gender- based power in sexual relationships in determining sexual and reproductive health.