THE MARRIAGE QUIZ This marriage test will help you to better understand how things are going in your relationship. Every marriage, whether in great shape or in trouble, needs to be cared for and worked on to keep getting stronger. While not a diagnostic test, the marriage quiz will give you results and information on three important areas of your relationship: Intimacy, Commitment, and Passion. When you see your results we've included some suggestions of possible next steps you can take for your marriage. Instructions: Answer the marriage quiz questions as honestly as you can, based on what you really feel is characteristic of your marriage. Score the following questions on the marriage test on a scale from 1 to 9. 1 = Not at all 5 = Moderately 9 = Extremely 1. I share deeply personal information about myself with my spouse.*1234567892. I find myself thinking about my spouse during the day.*1234567893. Because of my commitment to my spouse, I would not let others come between us.*1234567894. I receive considerable emotional support from my spouse.*1234567895. My relationship with my spouse is very romantic.*1234567896. I expect my love for my spouse to last for the rest of my life.*1234567897. I communicate well with my spouse.*1234567898. I cannot imagine another person making me as happy as my spouse does.*1234567899. I will always feel a strong responsibility for my spouse.*12345678910. I feel that I can really trust my spouse.*12345678911. My relationship with my spouse is very passionate.*12345678912. I plan to continue my relationship with my spouse.*12345678913. I feel that my spouse really understands me.*12345678914. I would rather be with my spouse than anyone else.*12345678915. I have confidence in the stability of my relationship with my spouse.*123456789Name* First Last Email* Intimacy Score(The average of the scores you gave to questions 1, 4, 7, 10, and 13)An Intimacy Score of 1 to 4 means that your feelings of intimacy in your relationship may be very weak. By intimacy, we are talking about emotional intimacy, not physical. Emotional intimacy is a mutual feeling of genuine closeness and understanding with your spouse. It's difficult, if not impossible, to have real love without intimacy. Don't be discouraged. There are steps you can take to build up the emotional intimacy in your relationship.An Intimacy Score of 5 to 7 means that your feelings of intimacy may be just so-so and you don't feel particularly close to your partner. By intimacy, we are talking about emotional intimacy, not physical. Emotional intimacy is a mutual feeling of genuine closeness and understanding with your spouse. While this may not be an immediate problem in your relationship, there are steps you can take to grow your level of intimacy and make your marriage even stronger.An Intimacy Score of 8 to 9 means that overall, you feel good about the closeness you have with your spouse. By intimacy, we are talking about emotional intimacy, not physical. Emotional intimacy is a mutual feeling of genuine closeness and understanding with your spouse. It is wonderful that you have this closeness. Remember that staying close is an ongoing process. There are additional steps you can take to continue growing in your closeness to each other such as taking marriage classes and workshops that will help you enrich your lives together.Passion Score(The average of the scores you gave to questions 2, 5, 8, 11, and 14)A Passion Score of 1 to 4 means passion may be lacking in your relationship. If so, you may be frustrated. If your partner feels there is enough passion in your relationship, then you may be doubly frustrated. Don't let your frustrations drive you further apart and don't be discouraged. There are ways to increase the passion in your marriage and grow more in love with each other.A Passion Score of 5 to 7 means the passion in your relationship may be just so-so. If both of you are satisfied, your relationship is likely stable (assuming you have good scores in the other two areas.) You don't need high levels of passion to have a great relationship. However, if passion needs differ in a marriage, problems can arise. Addressing these issues early is key to keeping your marriage on track. There are ways to increase the passion in your marriage and grow more in love with each other.A Passion Score of 8 to 9 means you may be very satisfied with the level of passion you share with your spouse. Remember that keeping passion alive is an ongoing process. There are ways to continue to increase the passion in your marriage and grow even more in love with each other.Commitment Score(The average of the scores you gave to questions 3, 6, 9, 12, and 15)A Commitment Score of 1 to 4 means your commitment may not be strong. If your commitment to your spouse and your marriage is low you are at risk of being led out of this relationship. Don't underestimate the vulnerability of your current situation. You need to address the issues that are hurting your commitment to the relationship now. Don't think that things will get better if left alone. There are things you can do right away to increase your level of commitment and the stability of your marriage.A Commitment Score of 5 to 7 means your commitment may be strong - as long as there aren't serious challenges, struggles, or temptations in your life. This level of commitment may not be strong enough to endure the tests of life that often come along. Staying committed is an ongoing process; renewing your commitment is a choice. There are wonderful things you can do to ensure your commitment stays intact and grows to even higher levels together with your spouse.A Commitment Score of 8 to 9 means your commitment level may be strong and you can make it through nearly anything that life throws at you. To have a healthy marriage, both spouses must be equally committed to the success of their relationship. It doesn't matter how much one person is committed, if the other isn't. Staying committed is an ongoing process. There are wonderful things you can do to ensure your commitment stays strong and grows to even higher levels together with your spouse.Total ScoreBased on the responses you gave, your marriage may be in trouble and showing signs of distress. There are steps you should take to understand your situation and determine the best course of action for you to take. If you are feeling hopeless, know that there is hope. Your marriage may benefit greatly from the A New Beginning workshop. This Turn-Around Weekend for Troubled Marriages has a proven record of helping couples experiencing difficulties to overcome their problems and rebuild their relationships. You can visit www.SaveMyMarriage.com for more information. For additional information please contact us at 1-800-650-9995 or fill out the information request form below. Our consultants will assist you in determining if this workshop is right for you or if another course of action would best suit your needs.Based on the responses you gave, your marriage may be "okay" and you may feel that it is average. It is not uncommon for relationships to reach this phase. The good news is there are many opportunities to grow stronger and have a great marriage with your spouse. Your marriage may benefit greatly from one of our marriage enrichment courses, United, Dynamic Marriage, Fight Less Love More, and Marriage by The Book. These courses strengthen relationships by helping couples to better understand each other and develop relationship skills necessary to enjoy a healthy, fulfilling, and long-lasting marriage. For more information please contact us at 1-800-650-9995 or fill out the information request form below. We will help you locate a class in your area or suggest other options that may be available. If you would like to learn how to help other marriages while helping your own, you may want to train to become a marriage enrichment class leader or facilitator. Let us know when calling or include in the information request form.Based on the responses you gave, your marriage is most likely in very good shape. There are always opportunities to grow stronger and closer together. Your marriage may benefit greatly from one of our marriage enrichment courses, United, Dynamic Marriage, Fight Less Love More, and Marriage by The Book. These courses further strengthen relationships by helping couples to better understand each other and develop relationship skills necessary to enjoy a healthy, fulfilling, and long-lasting marriage. You may also be an excellent candidate to help other marriages become stronger. Consider becoming a Marriage Enrichment Course Facilitator! Learn everything needed to lead our transformative marriage courses by attending a Facilitator Training weekend. For more information please contact one of our Ministry Consultants at 1-800-650-9995 or fill out the information request form below. Our consultants will assist you in determining if this training program is right for you or if another marriage enrichment option would better suit your needs. 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