Hurt Feelings Scale (HFF)
Leary & Springer‚ 2001
My feelings are easily hurt.
I am a sensitive person.
I am "thick-skinned."
I take criticism well.
Being teased hurts my feelings.
I rarely feel hurt by what other people say or do to me.
1 = Not at all characteristic of me
2 = Slightly characteristic of me
3 = Moderately characteristic of me
4 = Very characteristic of m
5 = Extremely characteristic of me
This instrument can be found at: http://people.duke.edu/charleary/scales.html
Leary‚ M. R.‚ & Springer‚ C. (2001). Hurt feelings: The neglected emotion. In R. M. Kowalski (Ed.)‚ Aversive behaviors and relational transgressions. Washington‚ DC: American Psychological Association.