FIRO-B: FIRO-B The Fundamental Interpersonal Relationships-Behavior
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FIRO-B: FIRO-B Inclusion
Affection Expressed and Wanted: Expressed and Wanted Inclusion: Inclusion Expressed Behavior
I make efforts to include other people in my activities and to get them to include me in theirs. I try to belong, to join social groups, and to be with people as much as possible.
Inclusion: Inclusion Wanted Behavior
I want other people to include me in their activities and to invite me to belong, even if I do not make an effort to be included. Control: Control Expressed Behavior
I try to exert control and influence over things. I take charge of things and tell other people what to do. Control: Control Wanted Behavior
I want others to control and influence me. I want other people to tell me what to do. Affection: Affection Expressed Behavior
I make efforts to become close to people. I express friendly and affectionate feelings and try to be personal and intimate. Affection: Affection Wanted Behavior
I want others to express friendly and affectionate feelings toward me and to try to become close to me. Rate Yourself: Rate Yourself Low Need; Moderate Need; High Need
Wanted (from others) Inclusion
Wanted (from others) Control
Expressed (from others) Affection Self-Assessment: Self-Assessment Take the FIRO-B Scores: Scores 0-1 are very low scores; the behavior described will be rarely.
2-3 are low scores; the behavior described will not be noticeable characteristic of the person.
4-5 are borderline scores; although not extreme, the person may display a tendency toward the behavior described for the lower (4) or higher (5) scores. Scores Continued: Scores Continued 6-7 are high scores; the behavior will be noticeable characteristic of the person.
8-9 are very high scores; the behavior will be strongly characteristic of the person. Build and Maintain Effective Relationships: Build and Maintain Effective Relationships A person with matched with a person with
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