Love connections can be full of surprises. You never know where things are going. You may have difficulties in your intimate life and ask yourself, “What makes love last?”. Searching for and keeping a healthy partnership is related to various internal factors. These have to do with beliefs about love, childhood experiences, previous relationships, and personality traits. Take this quiz and find out what can help you overcome your challenges and make love last.
1. What do you think makes love last?
A. Sharing everything and holding on to each other.
B. Treating each other with kindness and respect.
C. Keeping up with each other’s goals and dreams.
D. Having a good time together for as long as possible.
2. When you are looking for a partner-
A. I have a checklist of the qualities they need to display.
B. I want to keep it light and have fun.
C. I settle for less than I deserve.
D. I want us to have full compatibility.
3. How are you most likely to meet?
A. In a dating app, I may have spent some time there looking for a while.
B. Outdoors at a party or another social event.
C. In a bar or house party with lots of alcohol.
D. A friend of mine would introduce them.
4. First date. What would be the biggest turn-off?
A. Them getting too personal and talking about emotional stuff.
B. Them not texting me right after we separate.
C. Them not following the appropriate etiquette.
D. Them multitasking during the date.
5. And the biggest turn-on?
A. We have lots of fun and visit many places together.
B. They want the date to be perfect and have taken care of everything beforehand.
C. We have this intense connection and share the excitement of being together.
D. They want to spend the whole day or night together.
6. Imagine an ordinary day with your partner-
A. I am doing my thing and cannot understand why they do the things they do at the moment.
B. We are each enjoying ourselves, together or apart, keeping the adventurous spark alive.
C. I am alone, and they may look for me, or we may be together while they are abusing substances.
D. We are spending it together meeting with friends or doing our favorite activities.
7. When you and your partner argue-
A. I have a hard time standing up for myself.
B. I get emotional and fear that they might leave me.
C. I want to prove them wrong and want to win.
D. I prefer to let it slide, as long as we do not get too emotional.
8. Go back to the relationship you felt most hurt in. What happened?
A. They were driving me crazy. They never did things the way I wanted them to.
B. They were abusing me or were substances dependent.
C. I was starting to open up, and then they let me down.
D. I wanted to spend more time with them, and they said that they needed some space.
9. What was your childhood like?
A. I was insecure about being abandoned, so I tried to keep people close.
B. I was not allowed to show my emotions, so I learned to ignore them.
C. I was anxious about what was going to happen, so I learned to have control.
D. I was fearful of being hurt, so I was keeping quiet.
10. Being in any relationship is better than being alone. Any thoughts on this statement?
A. I do not want just any relationship. I have an exact idea of what my partner should be like.
B. I can agree, as I feel safer and more fulfilled with my partner.
C. I usually avoid relationships but, once I commit, it becomes hard for me to walk away.
D. I really do not need a partner. I prefer going out and having fun instead.