Truth be told… there are no guarantees when it comes to preserving a productive relationship howevere, reasonable boundaries are protective tools if you maintain them. So learn to express your thoughts and feelings to each other honestly yet tactfully, by nurturing and demonstrating insight, love, deep respect, and humility. Let go the ego! It is so damaging, let go the ego and allow yourself to grow!
Ladies if you want your partner to financially maintain the home and cater for the family productively and men if you would like your partner to care for the family and home effectively, then the pair of you must accept that a man needs to be a cherished, caring front runner to be an good leader and a woman needs to feel loved, respected and protected in order to be a committed supporter.