The Dr. Rhoades Relationship Quiz
When a couple wants real answers about their
relationship, it's time to ask the tough questions.
Dr. Rhoades has provided a list of questions
to get you and your significant other started:
Are you and/or your partner guilty of:
- Not agreeing on how money
should be spent?
- Having different outside
interests and/or not spending recreational
- Not being on the same
page about how to show affection and how
touching and kissing
is to each other?
- Having friends that one
or the other does not like or is even offended
by them or their behavior?
- Letting one person dictate
the style or frequency of the sexual
- Putting relationships
with members of their own family above the
relationship of the partner?
- Getting into arguments
and then making statements about
below the belt?
- Keeping important information
from your partner (i.e. secrets)?
- Making decisions that
you know are in direct opposition
desires of your partner?
- Expecting each other
to perform household
chores based on the
gender of the person
- Making career choices
that will force your
desires on hold
or give those desires
- Being unable to laugh
with each other about
in a cruel way?
- Having different
ideas about having
or how to raise
- Using alcohol
even after your
partner has expressed
the amount and the
- Fighting openly
a social gathering?
- Having the
to change the
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If you answered “yes” to one or
more of the above questions, it may be time
down and address the issue rather than letting
it fester. These issues are common and it is
completely normal to experience these problems.
The key is to talk about them and establish
an open line of communication and understanding.