Are You Suffering From Emotional Detachment Quiz?

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15 Questions | Total Attempts: 1914 | Updated: Sep 01, 2023
 Are You Suffering From Emotional Detachment Quiz?

Everyone desires some extent of independence; independence lets us do things our own way without too much input from other people. Emotional detachment is when this desire for independence becomes extreme. People become emotionally detached when they feel like their needs are not important to anyone else or when they fear being dependent on someone else. Are you suffering from emotional detachment? Let's dive in.

Questions Excerpt

1. How comfortable are you discussing your own emotions with others?

A. Very comfortable, I openly share my feelings and thoughts

B. Somewhat comfortable, I share selectively depending on the situation

C. Not comfortable, I prefer keeping my emotions private

2. When a friend is going through a tough time, how do you typically respond?

A. I actively listen, offer support, and share my own experiences

B. I offer some advice or assistance but avoid delving too deep into emotions

C. I tend to stay distant, as I'm unsure how to provide emotional support

3. How often do you find yourself avoiding emotionally charged conversations or situations?

A. Rarely, I believe in addressing emotions openly and honestly

B. Sometimes, depending on the context and my mood

C. Often, I tend to shy away from such situations to maintain my emotional distance

4. How would you describe your connection with your own emotions?

A. Strong, I am in touch with my emotions and can navigate them effectively

B. Moderate, I have moments of emotional insight but also periods of detachment

C. Weak, I often struggle to identify or understand my emotions

5. What role do close relationships play in your life?

A. Vital, I thrive on deep emotional connections and invest in them wholeheartedly

B. Important, but I also value my personal space and emotional independence

C. Minimal, I prefer keeping relationships at a distance to avoid getting too attached

6. Do you have difficulty creating or maintaining personal relationships?

A. Yes�

B. I’m not sure

C. Nope, never

7. Do you have problems with paying attention when there are other people around you?

A. Yes, all the time

B. Somewhat�

C. No, never

8. Do you have difficulty being loving or affectionate with a family member?

A. Yes, all the time

B. Somewhat

C. No, never

9. Do you avoid people, activities, or places?

A. Yes�

B. I’m neutral

C. No, never

10. Do you have problems expressing your emotions in front of others?

A. Yes, definitely�

B. Just sometimes

C. No, never

11. Do you have difficulty empathizing with other people’s feelings?

A. Yes, sometimes

B. All the time, it’s kinda tough for me

C. No, never. I’m good at empathizing

12. Is sharing painful experiences of the past not easy for you?

A. Yes�

B. Somewhat

C. No, I have no problem with that

13. Do you have difficulty committing to another person or a relationship?

A. Yes, all the time

B. Somewhat

C. No, never

14. Don't you make someone else a priority when they should be?

A. Yes

B. Sometimes

C. No�

15. What makes you think you have emotional detachment?

A. I have some suspicions

B. I get this a lot by other people

C. Just curiosity


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