Parental Specialist


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
I'm very close to my friends; I tend not to bother with loose acquaintances.
I have quite a large number of friends.
I see myself as conventional, uncreative.
I see myself as extraverted, enthusiastic.
I talk to the family I grew up with quite a lot.
I don’t spend that much time with the family I grew up with.
I can't be bothered having friends just to have fun with; a true friend should be there in your hour of need.
I see myself as reserved, quiet.
I'm not sure that I'll cope with parenting very well.
I don't see the point in saving money for the future: I'd rather spend it now and enjoy it now.
I see myself as anxious, easily upset.
I keep in good touch with family (close and distant relatives).
I see my parents quite a lot.
I am willing to break social taboos during conversation.
I'm keen not to talk too much during conversations.
I would say that my political leanings are quite left wing
I see myself as open to new experiences, complex.
I've always been really excited about the prospect of having children.
Sometimes I end up dominating the conversation.
Making my house homely is not one of my highest priorities.
When I was growing up, I didn't think about having children very often.
I'm not that close to the family I grew up with.
I don't see my parents all that often.
I spend quite a lot of time with the family I grew up with.
I try to be very polite during conversation.
I see myself as calm, emotionally stable.
I see myself as critical, quarrelsome.
I only have a small number of close friends.
I see myself as disorganised, careless.
I probably interrupt people more than I should.
I try hard to make sure that everyone feels comfortable during conversations.
If I want to say something but feel it might embarrass someone I tend to keep quiet.
I keep in contact with a lot of people.
I don't particularly gravitate towards left wing political ideals.
I see myself as sympathetic, warm.
I invest a lot of time into making my home look nice.
I've always looked forward to having children.
I find social awkwardness excruciating.
I'm very (emotionally) close to the family I grew up with.
I live quite close to my parents.
I love children.
I've always been a bit daunted by the prospect of having children one day.
I find children a bit annoying.
I'm not that good at keeping in touch with grandparents, cousins, aunts and uncles.
I don’t talk to the family I grew up with that often.
When I was growing up I didn't think about having a family and children all that much.
I don't keep in contact with that many people.
I have plenty of friends whom I see for fun - but whose friendship is not that ‘deep’.
I live quite far away from my parents.
I think I'll be a good parent.
I spent a lot of my early life imagining having a family and children.
I prefer to save my money for the future than spend it now.
I see myself as dependable, self-disciplined.