Assessing Your Relationship Style
By Dr. Jan Hoistad
We all know the attraction, excitement, and understanding that accompany the early days and months of courtship. You love one another and want to keep this connection alive and create a thriving life together! The rest of life demands your attention and if you take one another and your relationship for granted, this initial connection can wane. How can you keep the good feelings alive or reinvigorate them if they have diminished? Understanding the style of relationship you truly desire is a key starting point.
No matter where you are in your relationship, this Free PDF Handout will help you to reflect on your relationship right now (or if you are single, it will guide you to make positive relationship choices when ready.) Accompanying instructions will guide you, then you and your partner, to have a conversation—talking and listening to one anothers dreams for your life together.
Before you complete the assessment, it is recommended you first read about all 4 relationship styles in Dr. Jan’s article Keys to Confidence, Security and Emotional Connection for Couples you’ll find here.