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Think about your marriage over the past four weeks as you read the following statements. Answer each statement related to how often you would have agreed when asked this statement about your marriage over the last four weeks. (Answer these questions "in general", not based on your interpretation of specific situations you may have encountered in the past four weeks.)
See this chart to the right.

chart
You MUST answer ALL 20 QUESTIONS to get an accurate score.
1) Almost any activity we do together as a couple, even the routine outings, seem exciting or, at least,
enjoyable when I am with my spouse.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
2) We frequently discuss issues and when we do, the manner in which we discuss issues is completely
respectful and not harsh.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
3) When I reflect upon the fact that I chose to marry the person I did, I feel such peace.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
4) If my spouse were to die suddenly and unexpectedly, in the initial weeks after the death it would be
likely that my overall feelings would be emptiness without him/her.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
5) My spouse rarely does or says things that frustrate me.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
6) My spouse and I each have some of our own interests. I do not resent how my spouse spends
his/her time away from me.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
7) I completely trust my spouse and his/her relationships outside of our marriage.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
8) Though we come to an opinion or issue upon which we do not agree, I am optimistic we will work
out an agreeable solution.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
9) When I am alone with my spouse I am relaxed and comfortable; I do not worry about what
he/she might be thinking about me.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
10) In general when we are alone together I feel so connected with my spouse; we are so
close in our hearts – not distant.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
11) When we have planned special, uninterrupted time to be alone with each other and
do something enjoyable I look forward to this event with pleasant anticipation.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
12) When I am with my spouse I can express myself freely without hiding my emotions from my spouse.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
13) We spend time planning future activities that are enjoyable activities we can do either together
or with our children (if applicalble).
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
14) As far as our relationship with each other, my spouse does not say or do things that raise
concern for our relationship.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
15) Although we have our own opinions about many topics, it is rare for my spouse to say or do
things that make me truly angry.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
16) My spouse treats me with care and tenderness.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
17) I frequently talk with my spouse and discover new or interesting facts about him/her.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
18) I am very content with how my spouse and I relate to one another.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
19) When it is an option, I will seek my spouses’ opinion and take his/her response into
consideration on many issues.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
20) My spouse is capable of making choices that would hurt our marriage, but considering the state
of our marriage today, I believe I would be capable of forgiveness in most or all circumstances.
ALWAYS   OFTEN   OCCASIONALLY   NEVER
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