I don’t normally like to think about the health of my relationship too much. Anyone who’s been in a relationship for over a decade will understand why.
Sometimes it’s just a better idea to just let them continue as they are, without any introspection.
This morning I broke my unwritten relationship rule by flicking through a list of questions meant to determine the health of your relationship, according to the American Psychological Association.
By the end of it I wasn’t feeling very good.
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I knew my relationship wasn’t perfect but I didn’t realise how divided we had become on the issues professionals deem important.
Dr. David Palmiter and Dr. Elaine Ducharme who wrote the questions say there are no “right” and “wrong” answers to the questions and there isn’t a score and a corresponding piece of relationship advice at the end of it.