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Healthy Marriages Compendium Healthy Marriages Compendium, Part 2 Intimacy Measures 150 Intimacy Measures Measures: Fear-of-Intimacy Scale (FIS; Descutner & Thelen, 1991) Intimacy Scale (IS; Walker & Thompson, 1983) Triangular Theory of Love Scales (TTLS; Sternberg, 1990)
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Healthy Marriages Compendium Healthy Marriages Compendium, Part 2 Intimacy: Fear-of-Intimacy Scale (FIS) 151 Domain: Intimacy Measure: Fear-of-Intimacy Scale (FIS; Descutner & Thelen, 1991) Part A Instructions: Imagine you are in a close, dating relationship. Respond to the following statements as you would if you were in that close relationship . Rate how characteristic each statement is of you on a scale of 1 to 5 as described below, and put your response in the space to the left of the statement. 1 = Not at all characteristic of me 2 = Slightly characteristic of me 3 = Moderately characteristic of me 4 = Very characteristic of me 5 = Extremely characteristic of me Note . In each statement “O” refers to the person who would be in the close relationship with you. 1. I would feel uncomfortable telling O about things in the past that I have felt ashamed of. 2. I would feel uneasy talking with O about something that has hurt me deeply. 3. I would feel comfortable expressing my true feelings to O. 4. If O were upset I would sometimes be afraid of showing that I care. 5. I might be afraid to confide my innermost feelings to O. 6. I would feel at ease telling O that I care about him/her. 7. I would have a feeling of complete togetherness with O. 8. I would be comfortable discussing significant problems with O. 9. A part of me would be afraid to make a long-term commitment to O. 10. I would feel comfortable telling my experiences, even sad ones, to O. 11. I would probably feel nervous showing O strong feelings of affection. 12. I would find it difficult being open with O about my personal thoughts.
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