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What’s My Type? Quiz: Your Communication Style

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Before you can find the perfect perfect partner, you have to get to know yourself. In the quiz below, WHAT’S MY TYPE? author Natasha Burton encourages you to consider your own communication style and what you’re looking for in a significant other.

Select the option in each question that best applies to you.

  1. How direct are you when communicating with others?
    1. Very
    2. Somewhat
    3. Not at all
  2. How often do you keep feelings inside without expressing them to others?
    1. Usually
    2. Sometimes
    3. Never
  3. How often do you get frustrated easily when dealing with others?
    1. Usually
    2. Sometimes
    3. Never
  4. Have other people labeled you as intimidating (or would you consider yourself intimidating)?
    1. Yes
    2. In certain situations
    3. Never
  5. How often do you use sarcasm in conversation?
    1. Usually
    2. Sometimes
    3. Never
  6. Do you ever find yourself muttering things under your breath instead of voicing them loud enough for others to hear?
    1. Usually
    2. Sometimes
    3. Never
  7. How comfortable are you with clearly stating your opinions?
    1. Very
    2. Somewhat
    3. Not at all
  8. How confident do you feel about having a conversation when conflict arises?
    1. Very
    2. Somewhat
    3. Not at all
  9. How well can you listen to someone without interrupting?
    1. I listen perfectly
    2. I’m pretty good
    3. I need some work
  10. Do you typically make eye contact when you’re speaking with someone face-to-face?
    1. Usually
    2. Sometimes
    3. Never
  11. Which statement best describes your inner monologue when you communicate with others?
    1. “We are both entitled to our opinions”
    2. “I’ll get my way eventually”
    3. “People never consider my feelings”
Whats My Type by Natasha Burton

Knowing how you communicate is crucial for navigating all parts of a romantic relationship, from that very first conversation, to the endless days and nights you’ll spend talking with your partner.

Is your communication style more passive or more assertive? Are there any areas where you could improve to make your overall communication style as effective as possible for both you and the other people involved?

For 100+ more quizzes that’ll help you better understand yourself and figure out what you want in a life partner, pick up a copy of WHAT’S MY TYPE?


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Excerpted from What’s My Type? by Natasha BurtonCopyright © 2020 by the author. Used by permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.

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