International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Health and Medical Sciences | India | Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023

Perception and Attitude regarding the Extra Marital Affairs among Women at Selected Rural Areas of Solapur

Seema Vijay Sathe [2]

Abstract: Background: Extramarital relationships can be viewed as a breach of the responsibilities placed on married couples. Such a breach of duty leads to the development of affection or sexual activity with someone else who is not a spouse. To satisfy one's emotional or sexual needs, extramarital relationships frequently occur. This kind of connection is built on secrecy even though it may not be sexual in nature. Objectives: To assess the perception and attitude of women regarding the extra marital affairs and to find an association between level of perception and attitude regarding the extra marital affairs with their selected socio demographic variables. Methodology: A quantitative approach with exploratory descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The samples from the selected rural areas of Sollapur were selected using convenient sampling technique. The sample consisted of 50 women. The tools used for data collection was structured perception questionnaire and structured attitude scale. Results: The study result reveal that, With respect to perception scores, the participants perception mean was 10, median was 9, mode was 7 with standard deviation 3.62 and score range was 4-19. Majority 28(56%) of participants were had moderate level of perception, 15(30%) of participants were had poor level of perception and remaining 7(14%) of participants were had good level of perception. With respect to attitude, the participant?s attitude mean was 31.44, median was 31.50, mode was 34 with standard deviation 5.74 and score range was 20-44. Majority 37(74%) of participants were had favorable attitude, 9(18%) of participants were had positive attitude and remaining 4(8%) of participants were had non favorable attitude. association between levels of perception of participants regarding the extra marital affairs is found to be statistically significant at 0.05 levels for participant?s sources of perception. Conclusion: By increasing the level of adherence to family values and the adoption of appropriate family policies, and its challenges, it is possible to significantly reduce the negative or improve positive attitudes of individuals towards extramarital relations.

Keywords: Perception, attitude, extra marital affairs, women, rural areas

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023,

Pages: 1362 - 1364

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