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The following statements concern how you feel in romantic relationships. Please respond to each statement by indicating how much you agree or disagree.
|Strongly Disagree||Disagree||Slightly Disagree||Neutral||Slightly Agree||Agree||Strongly Agree|
|It helps to turn to my romantic partner in times of need.||7||6||5||4||3||2||1|
|I need a lot of reassurance that I am loved by my partner.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|I want to get close to my partner, but I keep pulling back.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|I find that my partner doesn’t want to get as close as I would like.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|I turn to my partner for many things, including comfort and reassurance.||7||6||5||4||3||2||1|
|My desire to be very close sometimes scares people away.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|I try to avoid getting too close to my partner.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|I don’t worry about being abandoned.||7||6||5||4||3||2||1|
|I usually discuss my problems and concerns with my partner.||7||6||5||4||3||2||1|
|I get frustrated if my romantic partner is not available when I need them.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|I am nervous when my partner gets too close to me.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|I worry that a romantic partner won’t care about me as much as I care about
Validity and Reliability
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Brennan, K. A., Clark, C. L., & Shaver, P. R. (1998). Self-report measurement of adult attachment: An integrative overview. In J. A. Simpson &W. S. Rholes (Eds.), Attachment theory and close relationships (pp. 46–76). New York: Guilford.
Wei, M., Russell, D. W., Mallinckrodt, B., & Vogel, D. L. (2007). The experiences in Close Relationship Scale (ECR)-Short Form: Reliability, validity, and factor structure. Journal of Personality Assessment, 88, 187-204.
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Mohammed Looti, PSYCHOLOGICAL SCALES (2023) Experience in Close Relationship Scale – Short Form (ECR-S). Retrieved from https://scales.arabpsychology.com/s/experience-in-close-relationship-scale-short-form-ecr-s/. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.31575.96163