What Makes A Good Relationship?

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Are you in a relationship and not sure if it’s a positive move?
What sort of relationship would you like to be in?
Take the test!

RESPECT
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Does your partner listen to you?
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Do you ask or share each other’s opinions?
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Do you know each other’s views about important things?
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Are there any signs of affection (not sexual) and kindness?
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Are there any put downs in public or in private?
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EQUALITY
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Do you have shared interests? What are they?
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Do you take turns for what you do on a date?
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Does one always make the decisions?
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Has one partner given up all previous friendships?
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FREEDOM
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Do you still go out separately with your own friends?
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Do you or your partner feel tied down in the relationship?
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Are you under pressure to continue the relationship?
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Could this relationship affect your life goals/career path?
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TRUST
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NO
Do you see your partner as a friend?
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Would your partner tell others things you don’t want known?
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Have you heard stories back?
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Does your partner value his/her friends above you?
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HONESTY
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Are you both free to express positive and negative feelings eg. anger, affection, disappointment, happiness?
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Would you like your partner as a person if you weren’t going out with them?
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Is the depth of the relationship one-sided?
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Do you like the way you act whilst in this relationship?
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