RESILIENCE AS PREDICTOR OF MARITAL ADJUSTMENT AMONG COUPLES
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Keywords

Resilience
Marital Adjustment
Couples
Gender

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effect of resilience on marital adjustment among couples. Design : Correlational Research Design. Place and Duration of the Study: Karachi, January 2017-July 2018. Subjects and Method: The sample comprised of 75 married couples (75 males and 75 females) with 5 to 15 years of duration of marriage. Their age ranges were between 25 to 50 years (mean age of women= 32.6, SD=5.4; mean age of men=37.2, SD=6.07). Brief Resilience Scale and Dyadic Adjustment Scale were administered. Results and Conclusion: Regression analysis indicate that resilience predicts marital adjustment in males and in females. Additionally, independent t-test revealed no significant difference among gender on the variable of marital adjustment. Results indicate that resilience has significant role in the adjustment in a marital relationship. Furthermore, it indicates that males and females are at same level in terms of marital adjustment

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