How Deep Is Your Love? Quiz

Based upon the Passionate Love Scale (1986),
by Elaine Hatfield and Susan Sprecher
February 2008

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Instructions: Take the following 15-question quiz to find out how you score on the passion meter. Think of the person you love most passionately right now, and answer the items below as truthfully as possible. If you are not in love right now, please think of the last person you loved passionately. All of your responses are confidential.

  Not at all true A little true Moderately true Mostly true Definitely true
I would feel deep despair if my partner left me.
Sometimes I feel I can't control my thoughts; they are obsessively on my partner.
I feel happy when I'm doing something to make my partner happy.
I would rather be with my partner than anyone else.
I'd get jealous if I thought my partner were falling in love with someone else.
I yearn to know all about my partner.
I want my partner physically, emotionally and mentally.
  Not at all true A little true Moderately true Mostly true Definitely true
I have an endless appetite for affection from my partner.
For me, my partner is the perfect romantic partner.
I sense my body responding when my partner touches me.
My partner always seems to be on my mind.
I want my partner to know me -- my thoughts, my fears, and my hopes.
I eagerly look for signs indicating my partner's desire for me.
I possess a powerful attraction for my partner.
I get extremely depressed when things don't go right in my relationship with my partner.




 

This quiz is based upon the short version of the Passionate Love Scale by Elaine Hatfield and Susan Sprecher. All rights reserved. Hatfield, E., & Sprecher, S. (1986). Measuring passionate love in intimate relationships. Journal of Adolescence, 9, 383-410.
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Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 20 Aug 2013
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