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Phone I feel tense, stressed, or on edge even when there is nothing immediately confronting me in the moment. Yes No I can’t seem to relax as much as I would like to, even when I try. Yes No My hands shake or I’m anticipating failure a good deal of the time. Yes No I jump when a loud noise comes, even though I later find it wasn’t anything dangerous. Yes No It takes me a lot longer than other people to relax. Yes No I’m always prepared or expecting something bad to happen to me. Yes No I feel vulnerable, like many things can hurt me, even though no one in particular is trying to hurt me. Yes No My emotions always seem to be “on” or prepared to be “on,” even though I try to be calm and relaxed. Yes No I feel depressed. Yes No My feelings are intense, but I just can’t get moving. Yes No Sometimes I just wish I could die. Yes No It doesn’t take much to get me going (I react emotionally to even minor events.) Yes No Many times “emotional” commercials make me cry. Yes No I wear my feelings on my sleeve in that, when I feel something, I typically express it openly. Yes No Other people tell me I’m an emotional person. Yes No I believe I feel my emotions more intensely than others do. Yes No When someone else hurts, I frequently hurt with them. Yes No I seem to be keyed in to what others are thinking and feeling. Yes No Once I feel an emotion, it’s hard for me to stop feeling it. Yes No My strong emotions seem to last forever. Yes No I can’t stop feeling anxious or depressed without great effort. Yes No My feelings frequently don’t tell me how I should best behave or what to do next. Yes No I can’t trust my gut reactions like others seem to be able to do. Yes No I wish I could eliminate my feelings, since they seem to get in my way rather than help me most of the time. Yes No When I feel tense, I do everything possible in order to feel differently as fast as possible. Yes No When someone hurts me, I immediately leave the room, usually no matter what the consequences or how it will look. Yes No When I begin to feel down and depressed, I can’t stand it. Yes No I can’t stand strong emotions, even if they are normal. Yes No I stay away from people who make me uncomfortable, even if they are not mean to me. Yes No I avoid situations and people who have hurt me in the past, even when this is difficult to do. Yes No I do whatever I can to avoid being hurt, even though I may miss opportunities to get what I want. Yes No People who know me well might call me a “fraidy cat” because I won’t take chances. Yes No I’m afraid of my strong feelings. Yes No I can’t wait to solve my problems, even though I know it took a long time for the problems to develop. Yes No I would say I’m impulsive. I do things without a lot of thinking because I want quick results. Yes No People tell me I’m impatient because I want what I want now. Yes No I’m anxious because I feel that my problems are so bad they should be changed immediately. They are so bad that I can’t wait for my problems to be solved. Yes No I feel dread about the future. Something bad is going to happen if I’m not careful. Yes No I frequently do things without thinking them through. Yes No I feel pressure to make changes to my life. Yes No