Marital Satisfaction and Spiritual Personality: A Relational Overview


  • Kumaun University, Department of Psychology, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India


Family is the generator of manpower and an institution for society. Overall growth of society depends on this social institution Marital satisfaction is one of the factors that influence the stability and persistency of family. The aim of this study is to identify relation between marital satisfaction and spirituality. The population under study consists of married couple living in national capital region. 500 questionnaires were circulated to seek response whereas after removing incomplete responses and cleaning of data it results in to sample of 382 individuals consisting of 225 male and 157 female respondents. Marital quality index (Norton, 1983)24 and Daily spiritual scale (Underwood, 2002)31 are used to seek responses. Reliability analysis and exploratory factors analysis is used to check the reliability of the scale in Indian Context. Additionally, a confirmatory factor analysis is performed to validate the scale and develop a model. The study provides an insight that will help in improving marital satisfaction in institution of family.


Daily Spiritual Scale, Family, Marital Satisfaction, Marital Quality Index, Spirituality

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