If your partner hasn't thought this through, asking the question will put it out in the open so you can work towards figuring things out together.
This situation is perfectly okay and completely natural.
God created sex to help draw a husband and wife closer together and He encourages us to engage in sex on a regular basis.
Should they try applying for a full-time job or should they take some time off to focus on themselves? There are books and classes on domination.