The Study of the Relationship among Marital Satisfaction, Intimacy and Marital Relationship Quality in Forgiving Married

Document Type : Original


1 Ph.D. Student of Psychology of Health, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran

2 Ph.D. student of Neuroscience, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran

3 Master of Family Counseling, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran


ABSTRACT Purpose: Forgiveness and factors affecting it, have been always noteworthy to psychologist and family therapists. The aim of the present study was to investigation the relationship among marital satisfaction, intimacy and marital relationship quality in forgiving married employee in Khoramabad organization. Methods: This study was descriptive and kind of correlation research. The statistical population of this study consisted of married employees in Khoramabad organization that 220 subjects from them were selected as the sample of the study. To measure variables in this study the Family Forgiveness Scale, Marital Satisfaction Scale, Intimacy and Marital Relationship Quality Scale were used. To analyze the data, SPSS16 and Correlation analysis were used. Findings:Testing the hypothesis of the research indicated that marital satisfaction at the level of (F=547/789), intimacy at the level of (F=1295/772) and marital relationship quality at the level of (F=579/050) have a significant positive relationship with forgiveness. Conclusion: People, who show more forgiveness to their partners, have more marital satisfaction, and the level of intimacy and marital relationship quality between them is higher.


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