How Healthy is Your relationship?

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How Healthy is Your relationship?
However good your relationship is there is always room to make it great. Here is a short quiz to see

1. How do you both handle a disagreement?

A. One or both of us are loud and volatile. We talk over each other, without listening properly.
B. We discuss our differences, acknowledge if they have a point and try to calmly work it out.
C. One or both of us bottles it up and we become slightly passive aggressive as a result.

2. Are you both happy with the amount of sex you have?

A. No, I want more sex than my partner.
B. My partner wants more sex than I do.
C. Yes, we are both happy with the amount we are having.

3. Do you and your partner have a lot of interests and hobbies in common?

A. Yes, we are best of friends and have a lot of similar interests.
B. No, we really don't have that much in common.
C. We have some things in common, but it would be nice to have more.

4. The longer that you are with your partner, do you feel that:

A. Your relationship is growing apart?
B. You are naturally growing and evolving together?
C. Sometimes you grow apart temporarily, but you tend to put in effort in order to grow together again?

5. After being apart for the day when you see each other do you:

1. Immediately kiss or hug when you see each other?
2. Mumble "hi" then get on with other things?
3. Sometimes give a warm welcome and sometimes not, depending on your mood?

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1. A 2 B 3 C 1

2. A 1 B 2 C 3

3. A 3 B 1 C 2

4. A 1 B 3 C 2

5. A 3 B 1 C 2

If You Scored:

12-15 -- You seem to have a good and balanced relationship. Keep working on it as a priority and it will stay that way. When you have disagreements always make sure that you come to an agreement and can easily say sorry and let go. Remember to give to each other at every opportunity. It's the daily little things that count. Buttering each other's toast, holding each other's hands and generally putting each other first. You obviously bring out the best in each other and your relationship is growing and evolving over time. Remember that every moment together is precious.

6-11 -- Your relationship probably needs a bit of work to take it from good to great. When you are in a disagreement make sure that you listen to what each other is really saying. Chat about your sexual needs and make sure that you're both able to come to an agreement on what you both need. Make an effort to go out on dates together and do things that are fun. You can easily make your relationship fantastic again you just need to focus on making it happen.

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Happiness expert and best selling author Sophie Keller appears regularly on Fox, NBC, ABC, CBS and on KTLA 5 Morning News. Her books include How Happy is Your Love Life? 50 Great Tips to Help You Attract and Keep your Perfect Partner. How Happy is Your Home? 50 Great Tips to Bring More Health, Wealth and Joy in to Your Home.  How Happy is Your Health? 50 Great Tips to Help You Live a Long, Happy and Healthy Life. And How Happy is Your Marriage? 50 Great Tips to Make Your Relationships Last Forever.  Sophie writes regularly for The Huffington Post, she was 'Good News' Ambassador for LG Electronics, is an Ambassador for Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution and has been featured in many magazines including Self, Healthy Living and Women's World. Sophie has also created a workbook and guided meditation for women who have lost babies during or just after pregnancy called  Healing After Miscarriage

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