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How Realistic Are Your Expectations for Love?

Take my free assessment now:

Love can be a little tricky for most of us. You've probably heard the expression

"If you don't love yourself no one else will".

But what does that even look like in regards to what can we reasonably expect from our partner?

If we feel entitled to too little, we're told we'll get walked all over.

If we feel entitled to too much, we can inadvertently ensure that we will keep failing at love.

Take this test to see just how reasonable your expectations are.

Click the button below to start. 

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Question 1 of 16

1) Having high expectations of your partner is good and shows you value yourself. 

A

True

B

False

Question 2 of 16

2) Because my partner has lied to me, the chances of our relationship working are not high.

A

True

B

False

Question 3 of 16

3) If this relationship is expecting too much change from me maybe we’re not a good match.

A

True

B

False

Question 4 of 16

4) I shouldn’t have to ask. If my partner really loved me, they would know what I want and they would be able to anticipate what I need. 

A

True

B

False

Question 5 of 16

5) A good relationship is one in which each other’s independent hopes, dreams and goals are fully supported.

A

True

B

False

Question 6 of 16

6) Because my partner has been unfaithful to me, the chances of our relationship working are not high.

A

True

B

False

Question 7 of 16

7) If my partner loses physiological responsiveness, or interest in sex or it means there’s definitely something wrong with the relationship.

A

True

B

False

Question 8 of 16

8) It’s important that your partner maintains the positive representations of themselves that they made at the start, throughout the relationship, like staying physically fit, enjoying a similar level of sex, or continuing to be a good provider, after all, that’s what caused you to fall in love with them in the first place.

A

True

B

False

Question 9 of 16

9) Having independent lives with your own interests and friends is crucial to keeping a relationship exciting.

A

True

B

False

Question 10 of 16

10) Different opinions on things like politics, religion or parenting make it less likely a relationship will be smooth.

A

True

B

False

Question 11 of 16

11) Controlling how you feel is the key to happiness in a relationship.

A

True

B

False

Question 12 of 16

12) How often you make a mistake in your relationship, is directly correlated to how little your partner loves and respects you.  

A

True

B

False

Question 13 of 16

13) It’s unrealistic to expect that a phenomenal relationship can make you feel complete.

A

True

B

False

Question 14 of 16

14) If my partner doesn’t value the things I do to a similar extent, be they spending time with our kids, being concerned about our financial security or caring about the future of our planet, it makes sense to question our compatibility and doubt our future.

A

True

B

False

Question 15 of 16

15) My partner has always been the one to apologise first and fix things, probably because they make the most mistakes. Refusing to do that anymore just undermines the relationship.

A

True

B

False

Question 16 of 16

16) It’s unrealistic that partners should always take each other’s side.

A

True

B

False

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