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Are You Realistic About Relationships?

Are You Realistic About Relationships?

by Tara Rummell Berson

We all want a fairy-tale ending, but do you expect roses-and-champagne perfection when it comes to love? Take this quiz to find out whether you’re living in the real world or wasting time waiting for a fantasy.

You’re on the prowl with your BFF and your eye is drawn to a smokin’ hot guy who’s surrounded by women. You:
1 of 5 questions

Option A

Admire his hotness, but find that you’re more attracted to the guy who’s smiling shyly at you from across the room.

Option B

Immediately begin fantasizing that he’s the one for you and initiate a plan of attack.

Option C

Move a little closer to where he’s sitting and pray that he notices you.

You’re asked out by the typical “nice guy.” In response, you:
2 of 5 questions

Option A

Say “no, thanks” and secretly roll your eyes, thinking you’re way out of his league.

Option B

Say “yes” but go on the date reluctantly, wondering if you’ll have any chemistry.

Option C

Say “yes” and focus on getting to know him while on your date.

You’ve gone out with someone four times. He’s cute, sweet and smart, and seems really into you — but he doesn’t give you butterflies. You:
3 of 5 questions

Option A

Know you’re only dating him until you meet someone better.

Option B

Give him another chance so he can show you his (hopefully) more exciting side.

Option C

Don’t always expect fireworks and continue dating him with an open mind.

Choose the answer that best describes your overall dating strategy:
4 of 5 questions

Option A

You don’t waste your time on someone if he isn’t gorgeous, rich and doting.

Option B

You go out with lots of guys, because you never know who you’re gonna fall in love with.

Option C

You aim high, but you’re willing to settle for someone who doesn’t knock your socks off.

Your relationships with men mostly follow which of the following patterns:
5 of 5 questions

Option A

You’re intentional about meeting the right guy; only major compatibility issues have ended your previous relationships.

Option B

They don’t last long; after a few weeks you usually realize that he’s got way too many flaws.

Option C

They last many months to a year or two; you haven’t yet found “the one” but remain hopeful.