Experiences in close relationships questionnaire – revised (ecr-r)

Experiences in close relationships questionnaire – revised (ecr-r)
Fraley‚ Waller and Brennan (2000)
 
1.    I’m afraid that I will lose this person’s/others’ love
2.    I prefer not to show this person/others how I feel deep down
3.    I often worry that this person/others will not want to stay with me
4.    I feel comfortable sharing my private thoughts and feelings with this person/others (R)
5.    I often worry that this person/others don’t really love me
6.    I find it difficult to allow myself to depend on this person/others
7.    I worry that this person/others won’t care about me as much as I care about them
8.    I am very comfortable being close to this person/others (R)
9.    I often wish that this person’s/others’ feelings for me were as strong as my feelings for them
10.I don’t feel comfortable opening up to this person/others
11.I worry a lot about my relationship(s)
12.I prefer not to be too close to this person/others
13.when this person/others are out of sight‚ I worry that they might become interested in someone else (and leave/exclude me)
14.I get uncomfortable when this person/others want to be very close
15.when I show my feelings for this person/others‚ I’m afraid they will not feel the same about me
16.I find it relatively easy to get close to this person/others (R)
17.I rarely worry about this person/others leaving me (R)
18.it’s not difficult for me to get close to this person/others (R)
19.this person/others make me doubt myself
20.I usually discuss my problems and concerns with this person/others (R)
21.I do not often worry about being abandoned (R)
22.it helps to turn to this person/others in times of need (R)
23.I find that this person/others don't want to get as close as I would like
24.I tell this person/others just about everything (R)
25.sometimes this person/others change their feelings about me for no apparent reason
26.I talk things over with this person/others (R)
27.my desire to be very close sometimes scares this person/others away
28.I am nervous when this person/others get too close to me
29.I'm afraid that once this person/others get to know me‚ they won't like who I really am
30.I feel comfortable depending on this person/others (R)
31.it makes me mad that I don't get the affection and support I need from this partner/others
32.I find it easy to depend on this person/others (R)
33.I worry that I won't measure up to other people
34.it's easy for me to be affectionate with this person/others (R)
35.this person/others only seems to notice me when I’m angry
36.this person/others really understands me and my needs (R)
 
1.    I'm afraid that I will lose my partner's love.
2.    I often worry that my partner will not want to stay with me.
3.    I often worry that my partner doesn't really love me.
4.    I worry that romantic partners won’t care about me as much as I care about them.
5.    I often wish that my partner's feelings for me were as strong as my feelings for him or her.
6.    I worry a lot about my relationships.
7.    When my partner is out of sight‚ I worry that he or she might become interested in someone else.
8.    When I show my feelings for romantic partners‚ I'm afraid they will not feel the same about me.
9.    I rarely worry about my partner leaving me.
10.My romantic partner makes me doubt myself.
11.I do not often worry about being abandoned.
12.I find that my partner(s) don't want to get as close as I would like.
13.Sometimes romantic partners change their feelings about me for no apparent reason.
14.My desire to be very close sometimes scares people away.
15.I'm afraid that once a romantic partner gets to know me‚ he or she won't like who I really am.
16.It makes me mad that I don't get the affection and support I need from my partner.
17.I worry that I won't measure up to other people.
18.My partner only seems to notice me when I’m angry.
19.I prefer not to show a partner how I feel deep down.
20.I feel comfortable sharing my private thoughts and feelings with my partner.
21.I find it difficult to allow myself to depend on romantic partners.
22.I am very comfortable being close to romantic partners.
23.I don't feel comfortable opening up to romantic partners.
24.I prefer not to be too close to romantic partners.
25.I get uncomfortable when a romantic partner wants to be very close.
26.I find it relatively easy to get close to my partner.
27.It's not difficult for me to get close to my partner.
28.I usually discuss my problems and concerns with my partner.
29.It helps to turn to my romantic partner in times of need.
30.I tell my partner just about everything.
31.I talk things over with my partner.
32.I am nervous when partners get too close to me.
33.I feel comfortable depending on romantic partners.
34.I find it easy to depend on romantic partners.
35.It's easy for me to be affectionate with my partner.
36.My partner really understands me and my needs.
 
 
 
1=Strongly disagree‚ Disagree‚ Neither agree not disagree‚ Agree‚ 7=Strongly agree
 

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