Survey #8: "I Need More Space" -- What Does It Mean?

Suppose your partner says "I Need More Space."
What does it mean, exactly? Help us find out.

("INMS" stands for "I need more space.")


 1. How many times have you been told INMS by others?
     never  1  2-3  4-7  8 or more

 2. In your opinion, does INMS mean "I'm breaking up with you"?
     always  usually  sometimes  rarely  never  don't know

 3. How many times have you said INMS to others?
     never  1  2-3  4-7  8 or more

 4. At the time you said INMS, did you intend to break up with the other person?
     always  usually  sometimes  rarely  never
 

 5. I have said INMS in situations where:
     a. my partner said or did something annoying or offensive which hurt my feelings
        (Please give details in the essay box below, if you wish.)
     b. I needed to work on a project full-time
     c. a family situation required my time

 6. Have you ever had a relationship survive more than one year after one partner said INMS?
     yes  no

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