Survey Directions: Listed below are 10 basic skills/attributes needed to establish a satisfying, loving relationship. Read each one carefully and rate yourself honestly by choosing one of the numbers.1. Accountability*I recognize my thoughts, words, actions, and feelings as my own. I show this in statements that begin with “I.” For example, “I think...,” “I feel...,” “I like...,” rather than “You should...,” “You make me feel...,” “You never give me....”1 Never2345678910 Always2. Honesty*I share what I think and feel about situations, even if there is potential for conflict. I share my thoughts and feelings in a kind, respectful way, consciously aware of my facial expression, tone of voice, and body posture.1 Never2345678910 Always3. Self-disclosure or Vulnerability*I openly express my innermost thoughts, feelings, and fantasies. I talk about my strengths and weaknesses, even if it is uncomfortable for me to do so. I let my partner know what is really happening with me.1 Never2345678910 Always4. Listening*I listen carefully when my partner is talking. I focus my attention on my partner and what he/she is saying. I listen to the words and feelings. I ask for clarification to ensure I understand. I suspend my judgements. I don’t interrupt.1 Never2345678910 Always5. Respect*I show my partner respect at all times. I treat him/her with care and dignity, whether I agree or not. I treat him/her as an equal and valuable human being.1 Never2345678910 Always6. Authenticity*I appreciate my partner for his/her unique thoughts, feelings, and attitudes. I accept our differences without trying to change my partner to my way. I see our differences as opportunities for us to be better together – as a team.1 Never2345678910 Always7. Support*I support my partner because I want him/her to succeed, in however he/she defines success. I ask my partner questions to learn how I can support in different situations. I always follow through on what is requested, when I am physically, mentally, and emotionally able. If I am not able to follow through, I share this honestly and openly.1 Never2345678910 Always8. Play*I consciously and consistently create fun, excitement, spontaneity, and joy in our relationship.1 Never2345678910 Always9. Romance/Sexual Intimacy*I honestly and openly share my feelings and desires about our level of romantic behaviour. I ask my partner for direction about how I can please him/her, and I am willing to share what arouses me, even if it is uncomfortable to do so.1 Never2345678910 Always10. Forgiveness*I easily forgive. This does not mean forgetting. It does mean accepting and learning from my past mistakes to enable me to live in the “now.” Forgiveness is about me letting-go of the past and moving forward. I understand that ultimately, forgiveness is only about forgiving myself.1 Never2345678910 AlwaysAdd your ratings for a grand total:Based on the questionnaire, we invite you to list any insights, thoughts, feelings, or “best steps” you have identified.*To get your results and suggestions, enter your email address, phone number and name. You will also be sent an email asking if you wish to receive our newsletter. You will receive a personalized response in regards to the Survey within 24 hours.*Name*Phone*Email* CommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.