Dating and Relationships
Are You Right for Each Other? - Relationship Quiz
- It is OK with you when your partner spends time alone with friends or family.
- It is OK with your partner when you spend time alone with friends or family.
- Your partner likes the way you look and act and tells you so.
- You both decide how to spend your time together.
- Your partner has the power to make you feel bad and uses it.
- Your partner pressures you to do sexual things you don’t want to do.
- When you refuse to do certain sexual things, your partner makes you feel bad.
- Your partner has threatened to hurt you or has hurt you.
- You usually feel happy in this relationship.
- You are afraid of your partner’s temper, so you avoid making him/her angry.
- Your partner scares you by driving fast, drinking too much or doing other risky things.
- Your partner says “I can’t live without you” and it scares you that it might be true.
- You worry that the relationship might end and would do anything to keep it going.
- You think you can make your partner’s problems go away.
- Your partner believes that jealousy is a proof of love.
- You have both agreed that you are a couple and you trust each other to stick to it.
- You and your partner have talked about how to stay safe from sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
- If you are having heterosexual sex, you have decided how you want to prevent an unplanned pregnancy and what you would do if it didn’t work.
- You both can be honest about your feelings and talk about them freely.
Did you answer “YES” to questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 16, 17, 18 and 19? If so, you are probably in a pretty comfortable relationship.
If you answered “YES” or “Sometimes” to questions 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 you may be in an uncomfortable or even dangerous relationship.
For further information and support call to speak with a Public Health Nurse at 1-800-660-5853 or Assault Response and Care Centre at 1-800-567-7415
(Adapted from material developed by Toronto Public Health)