The Couple Checkup evaluates up to 25 important areas in a couple’s relationship including eight core scales

The Couple Checkup is an online couple assessment consisting of 20-25 relational content areas that have been found to be significant for couples. The Couple Checkup is based on the PREPARE/ENRICH Program (Olson, 2002) and contains many of the same categories.While the PREPARE/ENRICH Inventories are designed for counseling, the Couple Checkup is designed for relationship … Continue reading The Couple Checkup evaluates up to 25 important areas in a couple’s relationship including eight core scales

Relationship Dynamics: If each partner becomes more assertive in their relationship, the other three relationship dynamics will be positively impacted

An assessment of Relationship Dynamics in a couple relationship provides additional insight into the positive and negative cycles that each partner displays and enables awareness and skills building to minimise the negative impact of the four interrelated areas. What are Relationship Dynamics? The course areas are: Assertiveness - the ability to express one's feelings and … Continue reading Relationship Dynamics: If each partner becomes more assertive in their relationship, the other three relationship dynamics will be positively impacted

Positive and Negative cycles in Relationships: Linking assertiveness and self-confidence and avoidance and partner dominance (Part 4 – Dominance)

Partner dominance is problematic when a person does not want their partner to be in such a controlling position. A high score on Partner Dominance should trigger a discussion with the person scoring high. Based on the research, PREPARE/ENRICH has discovered that there is a positive cycle linking assertiveness and self-confidence and a negative cycle … Continue reading Positive and Negative cycles in Relationships: Linking assertiveness and self-confidence and avoidance and partner dominance (Part 4 – Dominance)