International Academic Journal of Social Sciences

  • ISSN 2454-3918

Relationship between marital satisfaction and spiritual attitudes in student couples of university of Isfahan-Iran

Zeinab Najafi,Javad Rezaei and Mahmoud Rajabi

Abstract: Family is one of the important social institutions that has been considered by religious and moral scholars and education experts, sociologists and psychologists. Nonetheless, the researchers in mental health, particularly the experts and researchers interested in family psychology seek to understand and express that why and how the religion and spirituality affect the family functions and consequences. Identification and investigation of factors that cause the consolidation and strength of this social institution may be a useful step towards promotion of society’s culture. The population of present study consists of all student couples referring to counseling center of University of Isfahan in 2014, out of them 25 couples were selected. In this study, ENRICH questionnaire has been used for assessment marital satisfaction scale. The researcher-made questionnaire based on the Lickert spectrum for assessment spiritual attitudes were applied. The results indicated a positive and significant correlation between marital satisfaction and spiritual attitudes (r=0.462) in student couples referring to counseling center of University of Isfahan (p<0.01). This paper concluded that the spirituality is one of the important and effective factors in marital satisfaction and lead to achieves a deep feeling of confidence, calmness and enjoy, and never gets intensively disappointed and dissatisfied with the marriage life in the life adversities

Keywords: Marital Satisfaction, Spiritual Attitudes, Couples, Iran

Page: 10-16

Volume 2, Issue 1, 2015