Fear Of Being Single Scale
For some, the fear of spending their life without a romantic partner can be debilitating. Are you one of these people? Take this test to find out.
By Jourdan Travers, LCSW | November 19, 2023
The Fear of Being Single Scale, often referred to as "FOBS," is a psychological instrument designed to assess and measure an individual's apprehension or anxiety related to the prospect of being single or unattached. Developed by experts in the field of relationship psychology, this scale delves into the emotions and fears that individuals may experience when contemplating life without a romantic partner.
By providing a structured assessment, the Fear of Being Single Scale contributes to the understanding of how societal norms and individual beliefs influence our fears and perceptions surrounding single life.
You can take this test here. Follow all of the steps to receive your results.
Step 1: For each of the statements below, indicate how much you agree with the following statement on a scale of 1 (Not At All True) to 5 (Very True).
References: Spielmann, S. S., MacDonald, G., Maxwell, J. A., Joel, S., Peragine, D., Muise, A., & Impett, E. A. (2013). Settling for less out of fear of being single. Journal of personality and social psychology, 105(6), 1049.