Scoring Key
15 or more yes answers = Strong relationship; 8 to 14 = Relationship has strengths but also weaknesses that need to be worked on; 7 or less = Relationship is in trouble, and has many concerns that need to be worked on. acknowledges the generosity of the Gottman Institute in making possible the use of this quiz.


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