The following quiz, developed by Dr. David Schnarch and Dr. Ruth Morehouse, appeared in the October, 2001 issue of "O, The Oprah Magazine".
Too Close For Comfort? Feeling a bit intimacy-phobic? Come a little bit nearer and psychologists David Schnarch, PhD. and Ruth Morehouse PhD. will tell you about it.
Do you say you want intimacy but avoid its more challenging aspects? The questions could help you discover what keeps you from making deeper connections with the important people in your life. Mark the answer that indicates how you typically respond in these common situations, using the following scale:
- Almost always