How Supportive Is Your Relationship?

RELATIONSHIPS

By: Emily Maggrett

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

No one ever said that relationships are easy. We're sure that even John Legend and Chrissy Teigen have their "off" days. Let's face it — when you've been with someone for a long time, they occasionally get on your nerves. Sometimes you might not feel like listening to a long story about your partner's job or doing your share of the dishes. But most of us do those things anyway because we care about making our partners happy.

There's a big difference between a relationship that's marked by everyday annoyances and a relationship that needs work. If you feel frustrated at times by your partner, that's totally normal. However, if you feel like your partner doesn't really take the time to listen to you or respect your boundaries, your relationship may be unsupportive. 

Of course, many relationships fall between these two extremes. How do you know if your relationship is mostly supportive, slightly unsupportive or in need of repairs? That's where this quiz comes in. We're going to ask you questions about how you and your partner typically relate to each other. If you answer us honestly, we'll be able to tell you how your relationship ranks on the supportive to unsupportive spectrum. Ready to learn more? Let's get quizzing!

How do you usually feel when you're around your partner?

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When you tell your partner a story, do they really listen?

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How do you and your partner split up household chores?

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Let's say you just got some good news. Who's the first person you're going to call?

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When you make plans with friends that don't include your partner, do they get upset?

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Can you tell your partner anything?

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Has your partner ever snooped on your phone or computer?

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In your opinion, does your partner genuinely like you as a friend?

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How often do you ask your partner questions about their feelings?

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Do you and your partner share a similar vision for the future, i.e., marriage and kids?

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What do you do when your partner wants to vent to you about their job?

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Do you try to like your partner's friends?

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How often do you do nice things for your partner, such as surprising them with gifts?

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Has your partner ever mocked your political opinions?

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When you're sick, how does your partner act?

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If your partner wanted you to spend more time with their family, what would you do?

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Do you and your partner share any hobbies or interests?

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When you have a performance or public appearance, does your partner attend?

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Do you think your partner would ever cheat on you?

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When making plans with family or friends, who keeps track of potential conflicts, like "John works on Fridays" or "We can't get pizza with Anne because she doesn't eat dairy"?

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Has your partner ever mocked your appearance?

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When you're having a bad day, does your partner treat you differently?

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If your partner makes you a promise, do you believe they'll keep it?

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When your partner is angry at you, how do they act?

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Does your partner encourage you to try new things?

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If you flirted with someone else at a party, what would your partner do?

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Does your partner brag about you to others?

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When you're deciding which movie to watch, what's your decision-making process?

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Do you and your partner have a shared calendar?

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How often does your partner tell you that they love you?

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