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| Published: September 22, 2021

Attachment Styles of Married and Cohabited Young Adults

Bhanu BS

Research scholar, Dept of Psychology, Bangalore University, Bengaluru India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Sreenivas M

Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, India. Google Scholar More about the auther


DOI: 10.25215/0903.159


Human beings are social being in nature. We tend to attach to each other by birth, ethologically or psychologically. Marriage is one of the major components which attaches each other through bonding. For normal social and emotional development, we tend to develop relationship with the other person. Cohabitation is a new form of bonding with the person with whom we like and it is also called as trial marriage. Marriage and cohabitation both have its merits and demerits of young adults using attachment style scales developed by Alexander, Feeney, Hohaus, and Noller (2001), keeping above points in view the present study was undertaken to find out the attachment style in married (n=60) and cohabited young adults(n=60). The obtained result shows that there is a no significant difference in Marriage and cohabitation young adults in their attachment styles.

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ISSN 2349-3429


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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021