Intimacy Avoidance (ECR-R)


Here are a number of statements that may or may not apply to you. For each statement, select the response that best applies to you. Do not spend too long deliberating about your responses: if in doubt, choose the option that immediately seems most appropriate.

Disagree Strongly Disagree Moderately Disagree a Little Agree a Little Agree Moderately Agree Strongly
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 - Disagree Strongly
2 - Disagree Moderatley
3 - Disagree a Little
4 - Agree a Little
5 - Agree Moderately
6 - Agree Strongly
Statement 1 2 3 4 5 6
My partner really understands me and my needs.
I get uncomfortable when a romantic partner wants to be very close.
It helps to turn to my romantic partner in times of need.
I prefer not to be too close to romantic partners.
It's easy for me to be affectionate with my partner.
I feel comfortable sharing my private thoughts and feelings with my partner.
I find it easy to depend on romantic partners.
I prefer not to show a partner how I feel deep down.
It's not difficult for me to get close to my partner.
I usually discuss my problems and concerns with my partner.
I talk things over with my partner.
I am very comfortable being close to romantic partners.
I find it difficult to allow myself to depend on romantic partners.
I find it relatively easy to get close to my partner.
I don't feel comfortable opening up to romantic partners.
I am nervous when partners get too close to me.
I tell my partner just about everything.
I feel comfortable depending on romantic partners.