These topics specifically explore concepts of power exchange and authority transfer within relationships and dynamics. Power differentials exist across the relationship spectrum. However, when kink and BDSM is factored in, further nuance is necessary to be conveyed.
Above all, it is important to discuss what “power” may mean to someone. For a myriad of reasons, people may not identify or feel comfortable with giving power. In some cases, the concept of transferring authority feels more authentic and psychologically safe for them. Or, it could be the other way around and it feels more authentic to give power.
These discussions about Power Exchange and Authority Transfer are key to ensuring a healthy and fulfilling dynamic.