Perceived Partner Instrumentality Scale
Instructions: Please answer the following questions about [INSERT NAME]
We are interested in how the people in your life affect your pursuit of your goals (i.e., goals to do well in general as well as specific goals, like getting a good grade on an upcoming exam, losing ten pounds, etc.). Please answer the following questions. It is a little tricky to understand, so please read carefully.
For the person stated above, please indicate how much the person helps or harms your pursuit of this goal. A person is helpful to a goal if s/he makes it more likely that you will succeed. A person is harmful to a goal if s/he makes it less likely that you will succeed. Note that being harmful for your goals does not mean that this person wants you to fail – simply that he or she makes it less likely that you will succeed.
Please indicate how much [INSERT NAME] helps or harms your pursuit of these goals.
- Social Connection/Social Support Goals
- Romantic or Sexual Relationship Goals
- Academic Goals
- Career Goals
- Financial Goals
- Health/Fitness Goals
- Leisure/Fun Goals
- Personal Improvement/Growth Goals
- Service/Helping Others Goals
Scale: -5 (Extremely Harmful) to 0 (Neither Helpful nor Harmful) to 5 (Extremely Helpful).