International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychology | India | Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020


Does the Quality of Marriage in Women Get Affected by the Perceived Satisfaction While Communicating with their Spouses?

Dr. Sanchita Pakrashi | Dr. Rituparna Basak


Abstract: The study was conducted to understand empirically whether the wives in discordant marriage perceive more dissatisfaction while communicating with their spouses than that of the wives who are in harmonious marriages. Total numbers of subjects included were 160 among which the number of discordant wives and harmonious wives were 80 in each case belonging to the Bengali Hindu community from the different parts of the city of Kolkata, India with purposive sampling technique. The two groups were compared using the scales: ‘Marital Quality Scale’ (M. Q. S. ) and ‘ Interpersonal Communication Satisfaction Inventory ’ (I. C. S. I. . ). ‘t – statistics’ and correlation were conducted to analyze the data. Results showed that discordant and harmonious wives differed significantly in their quality of married life as well as in perception of communication satisfaction with their spouses. Poor marital quality was correlated with poor perception of communication satisfaction and vice versa.


Keywords: Perceived communication satisfaction, marital quality, harmonious wives, discordant wives


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020,


Pages: 1419 - 1423


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