Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Love Quiz: The Warning Signs of Relationship Problems

Got this quiz from Barbara De Angelis's "Making Love Work" home coure for relationship assessments.
This quiz is designed to help you detect some of the warning signs that may indicate you have some problem in your relationship that need attention. If you're single, take the most recent or most serious relationship you have had. Answer as honestly as you can. Remember: The first step toward changing your love life is facing what isnt working.

Grade yourself on each question according to how frequently these statements apply to you.

Very Often ...5 points
Often ...3 points
Seldom ...1 points
Never ...0 points

Answer as honestly as you can. You may not like admitting some of this to yourself, but facing it is the first step toward changing it. And remember, you have a much better chance of staying in love by being aware of the warning signs that you do by ignoring them.

1) You are critical of your partner out loud or to yourself.

2) You feel a drive to do things without your partner, a craving for your own space.

3) You find yourself looking at or being attarcted to other member of the opposite sex.

4) You avoid having sex or intimacy with your partner, you dont seem to find the time or be in the right mood (headache, tired, etc.)

5) You find yourself unable to forgive certain things your partner has done in the course of the relationship, and still feel angry or upset when you think of these things.

6) You stay home a lot with your partner because neither of you makes plans for social activities out together.

7) You feel a nostalgia for the past, remembering the begining of your relationship as ahappier time, or remembering other relationships prior to this one as being more exciting.

8) You spend most of your time with friends or in activities that do not involve your partner.

9) You do not share your feelings or observations with your partner because you feel he or she wont understand.

10) You have some form of addiction that causes you to become numb to your feelings: drinking alcohol, using drugs or tranqualizers, overeating etc.

11) You and your partner dont take the initative to plan or spend romantic time together.

12) If you have children, you and your partner spend most alone talking about the children. When you are together as a family, you pay more attention to te children than you do to each other.

13) You have a best friend with whom you share important feelings that you dont share with your partner. You feel closer to this person in many ways than you do to your partner, and feel he or she understands you in ways your partner does not.

14) You tune out what your partner says when he or she is talking to you, only half listening to what he or she is saying.

15) You avoid being alone with your partner by working late at night, bringing work home, or overscheduling yourself so you never seem to have time for each other.

16) You are neglecting your appearance; you are overweight; you pay little attention to dressing in an attarctive way way for your partner, or you neglect your personal hygeine.

17) You criticize your partner to friends or family and complain about the relationship.

18) You compare your partner unfavorably with other people; the others appear more attractive, more witty, more sensitive etc.

19) You neglect to give complements and other expressions of appreciation to your partner.

20) You fantasize sexually about other people when you are in or out of bed.

Now total up your points

0-30 points: Your relationship is in good shape

31-50 points: Your relationship is in the begining stage of trouble

51-70 points: Pay attention: Your realtionship is in trouble

71-100 points: EMERGENCY! Your relationship is in crisis and needs immediate attention.


Don said...

23 points.

i have to take it upon myself to do make sure that i remain attractive, stop looking at other women, ease off certain family members (although it's only in response to her critical analysis of certain relatives of mines, deserved or not) and last but certainly not least ... i realize the importance of lifelong friendship but i definitely have been reviewing each friendship with an eye of punctuality.

great post. thanks for sharing.

James Tubman said...

this is good stuff

its an ongoing process developing your relationships

its an ongoing process that never stops

if you really love the preson youre with never give up the fight

Anonymous said...

I want not approve on it. I think nice post. Specially the designation attracted me to study the intact story.

Anonymous said...

You may probably be very curious to know how one can manage to receive high yields on investments.
There is no need to invest much at first.
You may commense to get income with a money that usually is spent
for daily food, that's 20-100 dollars.
I have been participating in one project for several years,
and I'm ready to share my secrets at my blog.

Please visit my pages and send me private message to get the info.

P.S. I earn 1000-2000 per daily now.

[url=] Online investment blog[/url]

lulu said...

i wont comment! i cant comment....

Anonymous said...

Thanks feel better love u babe

Pocha huntas said...

I don't cerebrate some of websites offer this typewrite of assemblage.
Relationship Advice by South Philly Grill

Anonymous said...

I ϳust could not go awaу your web site ρrior
to suggestіng that I aсtually enjoyed the
usual info an indiviԁual providе іn your ѵisitors?
Is goіng to be back rеgularly to investigate cross-chесk nеw pοsts

my ѕite; health insurance for california

Anonymous said...

What а material of un-ambiguity and presеrveness
of precious know-how about unexρected feelіngs.

Review my ωeb-ѕite: garcinia cambogia gnc singapore

Anonymous said...

An impresѕivе share! I've just forwarded this onto a coworker who has been doing a little homework on this. And he in fact ordered me breakfast due to the fact that I stumbled upon it for him... lol. So let me reword this.... Thank YOU for the meal!! But yeah, thanks for spending time to talk about this topic here on your blog.

Look at my webpage :: cheap car insurance quotes

Judy K Lee said...

I’m soooo happy through your blog posts, and waiting for the upcoming posts. Feihud Tips And Tricks

mariam baurice said...

I am Mariam Baurice used every single spell worker on the internet, spent untold amounts of money and discovered they are all fakes…i was the fool though; doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. In the end, I decided that I wanted a tarot reading to know what my future held for me; I contacted a woman who lives locally to me and she told me about a man named (priests Abija); he does not advertise on the internet, has another job for income, has no set prices, makes no false promises and refuses to help anyone that cannot be helped and even helps for free sometimes, he will give you proof before taking money. He is a wonderful man and he was the only person who actually gave me real results. I really hope he doesn’t mind me advertising his contact on the internet but I’m sure any help/ extra work will benefit him as He travel marriage,finance, job promotion ,gambling voodoo,lottery Voodoo,poker voodoo,golf Voodoo,Law & Court case Spells,money voodoo,weigh loss voodoo,any sicknesses voodoo,Trouble in marriage,it’s all he does Hope this helps everyone that is in a desperate situation as I once was; I know how it feels to hold onto something and never have a chance to move on because of the false promises and then to feel trapped in wanting something
more. his cell phone number 5182932141 !

sarafina love said...

I had doubts about magic spells after purchasing many spells that never worked I actually decided to never buy a spell again. I have tried different spell casters..Some of them never answered me after I paid and were obvious scammers, some really cast a spell but for some reason it didn't work. Then I saw a video on you-tube with a person who was mentioning she had results with prophet ogidiga . Despite the suspicions I had his site looked real so I gave spells a last try. It's probably the best decision I ever made in my life because it worked and my boyfriend came back with me After I broke up with him I spent a lot of time wishing that I could just turn the clock backwards.He helped me do just that. fact our relationship feels like the [(M I R A C L E C E N T E R 1 1 0 @ g m a i l . c o m] or call + 2 3 4 9 0 6 7 4 6 4 0 4 8