This worksheet helps you think of the ideal qualities that would make you feel good in a relationship. This could be a relationship with a partner, friend, or family member.
Also, consider potential exceptions to your ideals, in order to create realistic relationship goals.
Take just 10 minutes to complete this worksheet by:
- Printing it, or
- Writing your answers on a separate piece of paper, or
- Typing your answers into Notes or a word document.
We’ve added some examples of relationship ideals, but you should add the traits that make you feel best. Then rate the importance of each on a scale of 1-5 (1 being least important).
Who can this relationship goals worksheet help, and how?
This worksheet is good for people who have experienced:
- Relationship struggles
- Communication issues
- Boundary issues
- Social anxiety
- Pushing people away
“If you notice that your relationship doesn’t meet all these criteria, that does not necessarily mean you should end things with your partner. Consider this list a general set of guidelines that can help you start evaluating whether your current relationship is bringing you satisfaction and happiness.” – Shana Lebowitz and Marguerite Ward
“We knowingly chain ourselves to broken ideals/relationships out of a struggle with our self-worth.” – Paul Publisher
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