Communication and Connection Quiz for Couples

For each question, select the answer that best represents your situation. Assign the corresponding point value to your chosen answer. At the end of the quiz, tally up your points to determine your result.

Question 1: How often do you and your partner have uninterrupted conversations without distractions like phones or TV?

 

Question 2: On a scale of 1 to 10, how well do you feel your partner listens to you during disagreements?

 

Question 3: Do you and your partner often finish each other’s sentences, or do you feel interrupted?

 

Question 4: How do you both handle disagreements?

 

Question 5: How often do you and your partner express appreciation for each other’s efforts or contributions?

 

Question 6: Do you find yourselves assuming what your partner is thinking or feeling, without directly asking?

 

Question 7: How often do you make time for quality activities together, like date nights or shared hobbies?

 

Question 8: Are there recurring topics that always lead to heated arguments or tension between you two?

 

Question 9: How do you deal with stress as a couple?

 

Question 10: How often do you and your partner apologize and take responsibility when you’ve hurt each other’s feelings?

 

Result Categories:

Strong Communication and Connection (Score: 8-10)

Congratulations! You and your partner have established a strong foundation of communication and connection. Your open dialogue and mutual understanding contribute to a healthy and thriving relationship. Keep up the good work and continue nurturing your bond.

Room for Improvement (Score: 5-7)

Your communication and connection show potential for growth. There are some areas where you and your partner could enhance your interactions to strengthen your relationship. Consider working together to address any recurring challenges and implement strategies for better communication.

Communication Struggles (Score: 2-4)

It seems that communication and connection might be challenging for you and your partner. There’s room for improvement in understanding each other’s perspectives and addressing conflicts constructively. Seeking professional guidance, such as couples counseling, could help you navigate these difficulties.

Serious Communication Issues (Score: 0-1)

Your communication and connection are facing significant challenges. It’s crucial to address these issues as they can negatively impact your relationship. Seeking the support of a couples counselor or therapist is highly recommended to work through these obstacles and rebuild a healthier dynamic.

Congratulations on taking the proactive step of assessing your relationship’s communication and connection dynamics! Remember that developing open and honest communication, as well as cultivating a deep connection, are skills that many couples continuously work on. It’s important to recognize that the challenges you might be facing are NOT a reflection of any shortcomings on your part.

It’s not about fault; it’s about growth. Just like any valuable skill, mastering effective communication and building a strong connection requires practice, guidance, and learning. If you’re seeking ways to empower your relationship, please know that I’m here to support you. Feel free to reach out for a session where we can explore your unique challenges and aspirations. Together, we can create a roadmap towards a more enriching and satisfying relationship.

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Best regards

Mariah Wolfe
mariah@heartconnections.ca