This is about straight talk, so go ahead.
We dare you!
Answer the questions
separately and then
compare your answers.
- Check more than one
answer, where applicable.
- Do you know each other
as well as you think you
Q: Would you sign a prenuptial
agreement if your partner were
to have much greater personal
wealth than you?
I would not sign because it would
look as if my partner is expecting our
marriage to fail.
[ ] I would sign because I would want
to show that I’m not marrying my
partner for his or her wealth.
Q: Who, other than yourselves,
will be trusted with having a
key to your home? Mark all that are
His mom or dad.
Her mom or dad.
A best friend or neighbour.
Q: If there is a bedroom walk-in
closet, how would it be used?
[ ] Women should always get it because
they have more clothes. Men get the
closet in the guestroom or hallway.
[ ] We would share all closets.
[ ] We would toss a coin. Sharing closet
space would be a disaster.
Q: When you prefer different TV
[ ] I would stay in the same room for his
or her show to be company and try
to get interested.
m I would go to another room with a TV.
[ ] I would watch my partner’s shows as
long as the courtesy were returned.
Q: When we host parties after
[ ] I’m comfortable with BYOB parties.
[ ] It’s time to entertain like adults. No
more BYOB parties.
Q: Who initiates frank discussions
about intimacy and sex?
[ ] He does.
[ ] She does.
[ ] We don’t discuss. We just do it!
Q: Who is the most concerned
about saving money for the
[ ] He is.
[ ] She is.
[ ] Both, equally.
Q: If there were a one-car garage
who would get the garage?
[ ] The most expensive car would get the
protection against the weather.
[ ] The car that is the last to leave in the
[ ] She would, in the winter, so she
wouldn’t have to deal with a snowcovered
Q: You’re moving into a new
comment best reflects you?
[ ] I like privacy. I’m not in a hurry to meet
the neighbours. We have lots of
Neighbours look out for each other. I
want to establish local relationships.
[ ] I want to pick and choose a few with
the potential of becoming friends.
Originally published in Today’s Bride magazine, Spring/Summer 2013.