Dr. Shirley Glass

Quiz: Social Vulnerability Map

There's no way to predict with certainty whether a specific individual is going to be unfaithful. Responding to the statements below will help identify the influence of your social environment. Rate these social-cultural influences that increase individual vulnerability to extramarital involvement.

Quiz: Social Vulnerability Map

Directions: Check the appropriate letter to the left of each statement:

A = Yes, I agree.

D = No, I disagree.

NA = Not applicable

A D NA

1. I have to travel a lot for my work.

A D NA

2. My work offers me the opportunity to interact with attractive colleagues whom my significant other might perceive as a threat.

A D NA

3. Nobody at my workplace would condemn me for an "office romance."

A D NA

4. I enjoy going to Happy Hour with my friends or colleagues.

A D NA

5. I have friends who confide in me that they are cheating on their partner.

A D NA

6. I have lots of fun with my single friends because they like to party.

A D NA

7. Most of my friends would be understanding if I cheated on my spouse.

A D NA

8. Hardly anybody I know is strictly monogamous.

A D NA

9. There is a history of infidelity in my childhood family or extended family.

A D NA

10. My father would support me and not condemn me if I cheated on my partner.

A D NA

11. My mother would support me and not condemn me if I cheated on my partner.

A D NA

12. My siblings would support me and not condemn me if I cheated on my partner.

 

Scoring Key:

Add up your points to calculate your social vulnerability score.
Each Agree = 1, Disagree = 0, NA = 0.

    0-2 = Clean air zone

    3-5 = Smog warning

    6-9 = Pollution alert

10-12 = Toxic air zone

When you are finished with the Vulnerability Maps, be sure to read the Vulnerability Map Summary.

Taken from the book NOT "Just Friends", © Dr. Shirley Glass