Ah, true love. Do the words inspire you to leap out of bed, and run to the nearest florist to buy your beloved some long-stemmed roses? Or does the thought of it make you feel a little bit nauseous? True love, the mainstay of many Hollywood films. Poets and singers have celebrated true love for centuries. Is true love something you hold close to your heart, or is it just a Hollywood fantasy for the dreamers? Take this quiz to discover if you believe in true love!
1. Do you believe in true love?
A. Yes, absolutely. My life revolves around it!
B. Yes, I do. But it takes some work.
C. Kind of - if I find it, great. If I don’t, I’ll be ok!
D. Nope. Life is about more important things. I’m a realist.
2. What do you think about the movie “Pretty Woman”?
A. I LOVE it! Seen it a million times!
B. It is a nice film. It had a happy ending.
C. I’ve seen it. It was ok but bit unrealistic.
D. I haven’t seen it. I don’t wanna see it!
3. It’s Valentine’s Day! How are you feeling?
A. OMG, I have waited 364 days for this day to come! So excited!
B. I am prepared - I bought my loved one some candy!
C. I gave my partner a kiss on the cheek this morning and said, “Happy V. Day.” But we don’t do anything on the 14th of February.
D. Turn off the radio and the TV, and lock the door. Valentine’s Day is a commercial rip-off!
4. Do you still remember your first love?
A. Oh yes! Like it was yesterday. Puppy love rocks.
B. I do, yep. I learned a lot then!
C. I remember their name and a few things we did together. But not much else.
D. I can’t even recall their name, let alone their face!
5. It is your birthday, and your partner forgot. Do you:
A. Sob into your silken pillow for 2 hours.
B. Get cranky, but get over it by the next day.
C. Let them off the hook - you will pay them back by forgetting their birthday!
D. You forgot your OWN birthday - so no big deal.
6. You and your new partner have just had your first big fight over something minor. How do you react?
A. Break it off immediately. It clearly wasn’t meant to be!
B. Take a week to simmer down. You’re super disappointed.
C. Give them some space, then make contact a few days later. It was bound to happen sooner or later!
D. Get over it right away. Life is too short to sweat the small stuff.
7. What type of relationship did your parents have?
A. Classic fairytale. Deeply in love, and never argued. I won’t settle for anything less.
B. They were rock-solid. They had their ups and downs. But they taught me to expect something special
C. They got on ok sometimes but fought a lot too. They taught me that no relationship is perfect!
D. They hardly spoke. This made me think that relationships aren't all that important.
8. In your opinion, why is our culture so obsessed with true love?
A. It is the only thing worth fighting for. It makes life worth living!
B. Without true love, you can never be truly fulfilled.
C. Not sure - we do dwell on it too much when there are other things to worry about.
D. Because people who believe in true love are suckers!
9. Choose your favorite character:
A. Cinderella, the fairytale princess who marries her prince.
B. Jane Eyre, the English heroine who has some hassles with her man, but they eventually work it out and live happily ever after.
C. Eddie Brock, the journalist who loves his fiancee but gives up their relationship to get the big scoop.
D. Loki, the Marvel trickster who has never really brought true love because he is too busy doing other stuff.
10. Your partner is coming to pick you up from the airport after a trip away. What are your expectations?
A. Balloons, candy, flowers - the whole works.
B. That they arrive on time and give me a big hug and a kiss!
C. That they message me where the car is parked.
D. I don’t expect them to come - I’ll call a cab.