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