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VON MUHLEN, Bruna Krimberg  and  SATTLER, Marli. Empowering women in marital relations: towards marital satisfaction. Pensando fam. [online]. 2016, vol.20, n.2, pp.192-201. ISSN 1679-494X.

This is a literature review article where is make a reflection on marital relations, firstly contextualizing gender relations, secondly bringing the Theory of the Mindful Space, which says that women are held in spaces by cultural norms in sexist barriers. Then were made reflections with feminist psychology and women's empowerment. The aim was to establish links between gender hierarchies and the maintenance of female vulnerability present in conjugal settings, looking for encourage marital therapists to help to build more egalitarian marital relations, since those go together with marital satisfaction, accordingly the findings.

Keywords : Marital relations; Gender relations; Couples therapy; Marital satisfaction and empowerment of women.

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