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