What do all the different types of Taken In Hand relationship have in common?
They are all committed, sexually-exclusive, monogamous relationships in which the husband has the balance of power. The form a particular Taken In Hand relationship takes is not fixed and preconceived (you can't decide exactly what form a Taken In Hand relationship will take in advance and simply channel the other person into your vision): it arises out of the interactions of the two persons as the individuals they are, and it evolves over time rather than remaining static.
In all cases:
- they both wholeheartedly want this rather than suffering it as un unpleasant duty or burden
- the husband is in charge—to his wife's delight
- the husband puts his wife and their relationship first rather than being purely self-serving
Why do you consider such a wide variety of relationships to be Taken In Hand?
An alpha female bares her throat only to her mate
The resistant woman
Can you be Taken In Hand if you're not submissive?
The carrot or the stick?
Love and fear
Taken In Hand is not a lifestyle
The Total Woman, by Marabel Morgan: a book review
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