Is Your Relationship In Negative Sentiment Override Quiz?

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10 Questions | Total Attempts: 19 | Updated: Jun 27, 2023
 Is Your Relationship In Negative Sentiment Override Quiz?

Every relationship experiences ups and downs, but how do you know when the balance has tipped towards the negative? This 10-question Is Your Relationship In Negative Sentiment Override Quiz will help you identify whether your relationship might be in a state of 'Negative Sentiment Override,' a term coined by relationship experts to describe a relationship dominated by negative perceptions. Let's get started to explore the dynamics of your relationship!

Questions Excerpt

1. How often do you feel misunderstood in your relationship?

A. Most of the time, it seems like we're speaking different languages

B. Rarely or never, we communicate well

C. Sometimes, especially during disagreements

2. Do small disagreements often escalate into big arguments?

A. Yes, almost always

B. No, we usually keep things in perspective

C. Sometimes, it depends on the topic

3. Do you feel like your positive actions get overlooked?

A. Yes, my partner focuses more on the negatives

B. No, my partner appreciates my positive actions

C. Sometimes, but I believe it's unintentional

4. Do you feel constantly criticized or judged by your partner?

A. Yes, I can never seem to do anything right

B. No, my partner is understanding and supportive

C. Sometimes, particularly when we're under stress

5. Do you feel like you're walking on eggshells around your partner?

A. Yes, I'm always worried about setting them off

B. No, I feel comfortable being myself

C. Sometimes, especially after an argument

6. Do you find yourself constantly criticizing or being criticized by your partner?

A. No, we communicate our issues respectfully

B. Sometimes, but we are also able to appreciate each other

C. Yes, criticism seems to be a constant in our relationship

7. Do you feel unheard or dismissed when you express your feelings to your partner?

A. No, my partner listens and acknowledges my feelings

B. Sometimes, but not always

C. Yes, I often feel dismissed or ignored

8. Are positive interactions with your partner rare?

A. No, we have plenty of positive interactions

B. Sometimes, we have good moments but they are becoming less frequent

C. Yes, positive interactions are increasingly rare

9. Do you feel an ongoing tension or uneasiness with your partner, even in non-conflict situations?

A. No, I feel at ease with my partner

B. Sometimes, but it's not constant

C. Yes, I feel a pervasive tension or discomfort

10. Do you feel lonely or isolated even when you are with your partner?

A. No, I feel connected and close to my partner

B. Sometimes, but not all the time

C. Yes, I often feel lonely despite being in their company


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