"Wives were more demanding — asking for changes in the relationship or in their partner — and were more likely to get their way than the husbands. This held regardless of who had chosen the issue.
The women were not just talking more than their husbands.
"It wasn't just that the women were bringing up issues that weren't being responded to, but that the men were actually going along with what they said,” Vogel explained. “[Women] were communicating more powerful messages, and men were responding to those messages by agreeing or giving in.” "
Wondering what my fellow Cyburbians think, since I'm about to shack up/get hitched. I have been divorced for over 10 years so I can't say I have any standing to say much. Of the few friends/relatives whose relationships I can even make a comment about, they all seem pretty equitable except my brother's where his wife is definitely the ruler!