The Marriage Knot 

knotA Score Card for Husbandsknot

Rules for scoring: At the end of each of the following ten questions you will find a set of five scoring figures, 0 1 2 3 4. Check the figure which represents your answer to each Question on this basis:

0 means "never", "not at all"
1 means "somewhat", "rarely", "a little"
2 means "about as soften as not", "an average amount."
3 means "usually", "a good deal", "frequently"
4 means "regularly", practically always", "entirely"

1. Do you allow your wife an appropriate amount of the family income, to spend as she chooses, without accounting?
0   1   2   3   4  

2. Do you still "court" her with an occasional gift of flowers; by remembrance of birthdays and anniversaries; by unexpected attention?
0   1   2   3   4  

3. Are you cooperative in handling the children, taking your full share of responsibility and also backing her up?
0   1   2   3   4  

4. Do you make it a point never to criticize her before others?
0   1   2   3   4  

5. Do you share at least half your recreation hours with her?
0   1   2   3   4  

6. Do you show interest in and respect for her intellectual life?
0   1   2   3   4  

7. Do you show as much consideration for and courtesies to her relatives as you do to your own?
0   1   2   3   4  

8. Do you enter sympathetically into her plans for social activities, trying to do your full share as a host in your own home and when a guest in the homes of others, trying to make her appear to the best possible advantage?
0   1   2   3   4  

9. Do you make an effort to understand the peculiarities of feminine psychology and to help her through her varying moods?
0   1   2   3   4  

10 Do you tell her at least once a day that you love her, and act as if you mean it?
0   1   2   3   4  

The perfect score is 40. If you score less than 25 you should work hard for improvement.

Suggestion: Top attain the most accurate results, you may score yourself as fairly and honestly as possible, then let your wife score you. Add the two scores and divide by two - to get your real rating.


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