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| Published: June 25, 2016

Attitude towards Marriage and Life Satisfaction among Mid Adults

Shefali S K

II MSc Psychology Student, Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Psychology, SDM College, Ujire, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Navya Shree G C

Assistant Professor, Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Psychology, SDM College, Ujire, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.203/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.203

ABSTRACT

Middle age is one of the most important periods of human life as it is the time of transitions in terms of family responsibilities, physical health, social interests and hobbies, etc. People in this stage want to enjoy the success in personal and professional lives. Attitude towards marriage plays a very important role in life in determining ones life satisfaction. As far middle age is concerned job, socialization, marriage, and family are the contributing factors for life satisfaction in them. The objective of the study was to find the relationship between attitude towards marriage and Life Satisfaction among mid adults. The sample comprised of 60 mid adults belonging to the age range of 35 to 50 years from rural and urban areas. The tools used to asses Attitude towards marriage and life satisfaction were Marriage attitude scale (Pramod Kumar,1988) and Life Satisfaction scale (Diener, Emmons, Larsen and Griffin, 1985) respectively. Results were analyzed using Two way Analysis of Variance and Pearson co-efficient of correlation. Result showed that there is no significant gender difference in attitude towards marriage and life satisfaction among mid adults. There is no significant difference between urban and rural mid adults in their attitude towards marriage and level of life satisfaction. The findings indicated that the two variables are independent of each other and there is no significant relationship between the two.

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Shefali S K @ shefaliseetharam13@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.203/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.203

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016

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