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Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2020

Mental well-being in polyamorous and monogamous relationship

Manpreet Kaur Bali

Master’s Degree in Psychology, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.039/20200803

DOI: 10.25215/0803.039

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The present study was conducted to compare the relationship between the mental well-being of polyamorous and monogamy couples. It was hypothesized there will be no difference in the mental well-being of polyamory and monogamy couples. The study was conducted on a group of 60 individuals, with thirty participants who follow a polyamorous relationship and thirty participants who follow a monogamous relationship. The age group of the participants was from 20 years old and above. The tool that was used to administer the mental well-being of the group is the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale. The data was collected and subjected to appropriate statistical techniques. Results showed that there is a significant difference in the mental well-being of polyamory relationship when compared to monogamy relationship. People in polyamorous relationships have shown to have greater mental well-being as compared to people in monogamous relationships.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.039/20200803

10.25215/0803.039

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 3, July-September, 2020