Does money equal power in love?

Piles of moneyBY MARY GRESHAM

How do you define power in a relationship? Well, when it comes to money, I usually talk about two different kinds of power. The first kind of power is earning power, based on who brings home the most money. The second kind is management power, which comes from who decides how the money will be spent and allocated.

With regards to earning power, women tend to shy away from seeing money as power and see it instead as a resource to be used. One of the first sociological surveys that asked about money studied 12,000 couples. Here are some of the interesting results:

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