Take the Marriage Quiz
What are the chances of you and your spouse -- or spouse-to-be -- being happily married in 50 years? Think you’ll make it? Take “The Marriage Quiz” and see if your relationship measures up with those who have been happily and successfully married for 30 to 77 years.
Answer True or False to each of the 20 questions in The Marriage Quiz.
Couples with a successful marriage...
|True or False||1. report that marriage is simple to understand and simple to make work.|
|True or False||2. give up their individual identities to form a perfect union with their spouse.|
|True or False||3. have private issues that they do not share with each other.|
|True or False||4. consider their spouse to be their most trusted friend.|
|True or False||5. help their spouse overcome weaknesses by pointing out things that need improvement.|
|True or False||6. give their spouse privacy and time alone.|
|True or False||7. would ignore their spouse’s large weight gain because they understand that personal appearance is not an important part of their relationship.|
|True or False||8. focus on cooking healthy meals together as a sensual and fun activity.|
|True or False||9. would make a major purchase only after joint agreement with their spouse.|
|True or False||10. explain that it is critical to maintain financial independence from each other.|
|True or False||11. report that sexual intimacy is at the heart of their marriage and it forms the foundation for their successful relationship.|
|True or False||12. playfully tease about their spouse’s faults with others.|
|True or False||13. are careful to keep their lives together routine and predictable so their relationship remains stable and sane.|
|True or False||14. find ways of adding surprise, excitement and adventure to their marriage.|
|True or False||15. report that cheating on their spouse would cause irreparable damage to their marriage.|
|True or False||16. have experienced very few stressful situations in their 30 or more years of marriage.|
|True or False||17. grew closer together following tragic events in their lives.|
|True or False||18. find that children only add to the enjoyment of their marriage.|
|True or False||19. enjoy learning about the interests of each other even though their interests are not always the same.|
|True or False||20. cannot imagine life without their spouse.|
Click here to find out how the thousands of couples we interviewed throughout the world who had a successful marriage would answer the Marriage Quiz questions. See if your answers to the Marriage Quiz match the answers from these great couples. The Marriage Quiz will tell you a lot about the probability of you having a successful marriage. Good luck!