Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

2 Bumps

who has more say in your relationship?

I say it is about equal for us. My husband knows how to manipulate me into doing some\thing he wants me to do !

Answer Question

Asked by emilysmom1966 at 7:20 PM on Aug. 31, 2010 in Relationships

Level 18 (6,228 Credits)
Answers (21)
  • neither. we are pretty equal . depends on what is going on. i take the background position when it is something hubby is more knowledgeable about and vice versa

    Answer by sati769leigh at 7:21 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • i'd like to say we're equal (idk why..), but its usually me that makes the majority of the decisions, day to day. he makes the 'big' financial decisions simply because he's got a head for business, and i've got the bod for sin.

    Answer by dullscissors at 7:23 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • A little more me.

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:24 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • It's equal. I get things my way sometimes but so does he. Neither of us have more say so then the other, I'm feisty and I don't like to be told what to do and feel like a maid and I respect him by not making him feel like this either. It's worked for us. We share the work and taking care of our kids as well as cleaning and cooking. I love it. I'm not old fashioned and I like it.

    Answer by babyangelromero at 7:25 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • I make almost all of the decisions running the house hold, whether it's the grocery list or our weekend activities.

    Answer by Glamourina at 7:28 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • I would say that I am more vocal about the decisions that I make, but if he has an opinion he voices it.

    Answer by coala at 7:39 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • Neither. We have open communication, no one is superior here.

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 7:44 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • he makes the decisions for the business we own, i make them for the household stuff (what to buy from the store, what goes where) and share the ones regarding the kids and money. i make most of the decisions for the kids, than ask if he is ok with them, he does the same with the money.

    Answer by happy-go-lucky at 7:46 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • We make all of the decisions together so we are pretty equal

    Answer by noahsmommy12908 at 7:56 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • Well, it's a power struggle here, but I'd say I have more say. He'd say he just lets me think I do.

    Answer by Raine2001 at 8:25 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.