#50. Power and Relationships
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 2:07PM
[Your Name Here] in Consent, age, society

This Conversation Will Help You…

 

  1. Know what rights come with age in our society
  2. Be aware of how those rights give a person power
  3. Understand what that power might look like, how it might play out in a relationship

 

Think About This First

 

Having the Conversation

 

Start here:

Who has power in our society?

What kinds of power do people get as they get older?

What about when someone is 16? 18? 21? What about 25?  

 

Continue:

How would having these rights that you get with age equal having more power?

What kinds of power might someone have if they have a job v. someone who doesn’t have a job?

What about if someone lives on their own v. living with their family?

 

Keep Talking:  

How could someone use the power that they have to control another person in their relationship?

What if one person has a job and an apartment and the other person doesn’t have a job and lives at home with their family?

What are some ways that the person with more power could control the other person?

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