FROM LEMON/FRIEND ADVICE COLUMN/NON-FICTION

A Strange Power Dynamics, the Concept of Equality, and Our Transformed Living Between Love, War, and Peace

A telltale of the tug-of-war

Suntonu Bhadra
6 min readApr 25, 2022

--

Photo by Sebastian Voortman from Pexels

Dear FROM LEMON,

Like so many couples, my partner and I are committed to the “journey of figuring it out.”

I refer to the many aspects making up a couple’s power dynamic.

Today I want to share our progress with you. We welcome all thoughts, ideas, and suggestions.

90% vs. 10%!

That’s the share my partner and I have when comparing the portion of the bed we occupy during our sleep.

Injustice, I would say!

By the way, the above stat doesn’t determine the power dynamics between us!

Or does it!

Love and war and peace

I heard all is fair in love and war, and somehow any relationship contains both. There is always a time for love and affection. But, there is always a war looming around the corner.

Telling about the dynamics, think how you will feel when you’ve just opened the beer to sip after a long day of work, and suddenly…

--

--