Comparative Study

| Published: June 30, 2019

Marital Adjustment among Couples

Khushbu A. Saheba

Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Psychology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.095/20190702

DOI: 10.25215/0702.095


The present study aimed to know the marital adjustment among couples. It also aimed to check marital adjustment with reference to gender and type of marriage. The Marital Adjustment Questionnaire (MAQ) prepared by Dr. Pramod Kumar (Retd.) and Dr. Kanchana Rahotgi (2018) was used. The sample constituted total 120 couples out of which 60 were from married males (30 love marriage and 30 arranged marriage) and 60 from married females (30 love marriage and 30 arranged marriage). The data was collected from Ahmedabad City. The data was scored, analyzed as per the manual. ‘F’ test was being calculated. The result showed that (1) The married males group is having good marital adjustment than married females group, (2) There is no significant difference in the mean score of marital adjustment among the couples of love marriage and arranged marriage. And (3) There is no significant difference in the interactive effect of the mean scores of marital adjustment with regards to the gender and type of marriage.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 2, April-June, 2019