Would you like to know just how intimate your relationship really is?
By answering the following questions in this relationship quiz honestly, you will be able to evaluate what sort of relationship you have.
Does your bond with your partner satisfy your need for connecting?
Do you feel love, warm affection or passion when thinking of your partner?
Do you feel you are significant to your partner in some important way?
Do you feel your partner admires you in some aspects?
Do you feel you are able to get over hurt feelings associated with your partner, most of the time?
Can you see your marriage moving forward in a positive sense?
Do you feel your partner respects you enough in your marriage?
Do you trust your partner?
Do you feel your partner listens to you, is hearing your messages, most of the time?
Do you feel communication about difficult topics between you and your partner is adequate?
For the above questions, each ‘Yes’ answer=1 point * Each ‘No” answer is 0 points
Do you feel abandoned by your partner?
Do you feel in some way used or abused by our partner?
Do you feel in some way denied as a person by your partner?
Do you feel rejected by your partner?
Do you fear or dislike your partner’s opinion or judgements of you in some way?
Do you fear your partner in any way?
Do you feel your partner is cheating on you?
Do you feel associated emotions (anger,jealousy, sadness, hurt)?
Do you feel criticized a lot by your partner?
Do you feel your partner does not allow you sufficiently to be who you are?
For the above questions, each ‘Yes answer = 0 points Each ‘No’ answer = 1 point
Final Score is the total number of points for both parts
Part One =______plus Part Two =_____(Final Score)
If your final score is 0 to 5 points:
You have an obvious marriage problem in which essentials are lacking. This final score is a poor result, indicating that your marriage at this moment is poor in trust, respect or affection. You experience quite a lot of criticism from your spouse or denial of who you really are. Maybe you feel rejected by your spouse or not totally accepted. This result indicates that some essential work is needed to get this marriage moving forward positively.
For now, appreciate your courage to face the true state of your marriage is in and ask yourself this: Can I allow some that my marriage can improve? Yes___No___
If your final score is 6 to 10 points:
A lot has probably happened, but some good feeling is still there. Your marriage is not in a good shape at this moment. The basics of the relationship – trust, affection, respect, communication – are lacking. A lot of things may have happened between you and your spouse, but some positive or warm feeling may still be present. You may want to hang on to these feelings and from there, start taking steps to improve your marriage.
Think this over: Do you believe you can work things out to take your marriage to a higher level (more trusting, respecting and affectionate)? Yes___No___
If your final score is 11 to 15 points:
This is a good score, so let’s bring your marriage to an even higher level! There are some points in your marriage that could be better, but a good and strong basis is present in your relationship. Certain areas can be improved to make your marriage really a dream marriage!
Think this over: What can you do to bring your marriage to a higher level?
If your final score is 16 to 20 points:
You have a wonderful marriage. There is enough affection, love, respect, communication and no hard feelings. You feel you have a strong bond which gives you exactly what you emotionally need. Your marriage can take on a lot of challenges. Appreciate and celebrate having this wonderful marriage, as it is truly magnificent to have a marriage where both you and your spouse can be who you really are, have a strong and loving bond and grow individually while being together. Express it! Celebrate it!
Once you have taken this short quiz, you will have an honest idea of where your relationship stands. At Dynamic Discovery, our confidential and professional counsellors are available to speak with. We offer a wide and diverse range of counselling services from marriage counselling through to addiction and depression.
Are you ready to start taking positive steps forward in your life? Start on the road to recovery.
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