Relationship-to-Work Permeability Scale (RtWPS)

1. I initiate communication with my partner while at work (such as make phone calls to partner‚ send email to partner‚ send text/instant messages to partner).
2. During the workday‚ I handle issues or responsibilities related to my partner or our relationship.
3. I find myself thinking about my partner or our relationship while I am at work.
4. I display photos of my partner at work.
5. I talk about my partner or our relationship with the people I work with.
6. During the workday‚ I respond to concerns and good news related to my partner or our relationship.
7. I find myself thinking about problems with my partner or our relationship while I am at work.
8. My partner visits me while I am at work.
9. I bring my partner to work sponsored social events.
10. I experience emotions about my partner or our relationship while at work.
11. I plan out activities and/or responsibilities for my partner or our relationship while at work.
12. I find myself thinking about good times with my partner or our relationship while I am at work.
13. I keep personal gifts or mementos at work to remind me of my partner.
14. During working hours‚ my partner interacts with the people I work with.
15. I accept communications from my partner while at work (such as accept phone calls from partner‚ read emails from partner‚ receive text/instant messages from partner).
16. I find myself thinking about decisions related to my partner or our relationship while I am at work.
 
Think/Feel‚ Representations‚ Communication‚ Physical Presence
 
0=Never‚ 1=Rarely‚ 2=Occasionally‚ 3=More often than not‚ 4= Most of the time‚ 5=All of the time
Think/Feel (items: 3‚ 7‚ 10‚ 11‚ 12‚ and 16)‚ Representations (items: 4‚ 5‚ 6‚ and 13)‚ Communication (items: 1‚ 2‚ and 15)‚ Physical Presence (items: 8‚ 9‚ and 14)
 
 

Aldridge II‚ W. A. (2008). The Influences of Committed Intimate Relationships on Work Outcomes: Examining the Role of Relationship-to-Work Permeability. University of North Carolina. Doctoral dissertation