Identity Prominence and Dominance

Identity Prominence and Dominance
Tracy Nai Kwang. 2012
 
Identity Prominence
1. My own identity is always the most prominent in our relationship.
2. My own identity is usually the most prominent in our relationship.
3. My own identity is occasionally the most prominent in our relationship.
4. My own identity and the identity of my partner share equal prominence in our relationship.
5. My partner’s identity is occasionally the most prominent in our relationship.
6. My partner’s identity is usually the most prominent in our relationship.
7. My partner’s identity is always the most prominent in our relationship.
Identity influence
1. I always try to be who my partner wants me to be
2. I usually try to be who my partner wants me to be
3. I occasionally try to be who my partner wants me to be
4. My partner and I equally take on each other’s identities
5. My partner occasionally tries to be who I want him or her to be
6. My partner usually tries to be who I want him or her to be
7. My partner always tries to be who I want him or her to be
 
7-point Likert scale with -3 indicating greater partner prominence (dominance)‚ and +3 indicating greater self-prominence (self-dominance)
 
 

Kwang‚ T. N. (2012). Finding the “I” in the “we”: Three modes of identity merger in close relationships. University of Texas at Austin .Doctoral Dissertation.