Survey on the Relationship between Moral Intelligence and Religious Orientations with Marital Satisfaction among Married Teachers

Document Type : Original


1 Assistant Professor of Counseling, University of Guilan, Gilan, Iran

2 MA Student of Family Counseling, Kharazmi University of Tehran,Tehran, Iran


Purpose: Family health as one of the major and critical intuitions depends on many different factors, and so far, many researchers have been done about it. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between moral intelligence and religious orientations with marital satisfaction among married teachers.
Methods: The research was a correlation method. 135 married teachers were selected through the method of random cluster sampling method inthe 2012-2013 academic years, and the following measures were administered on them: Enrich couple scale, moral intelligence questionnaire, and All port religious orientation scale. The gathered data were analyzed through the method of Pearson correlation coefficient and stepwise Regression analysis by means of SPSS version 18.
Findings: Results revealed that there is significant positive relation between moral intelligence with marital satisfaction (P> 0.01). The results also showed that, there are positive significant relationships between intrinsic religious orientations with marital satisfaction (P> 0.01). Finally, the results of stepwise regression analysis showed that moral intelligence can significantly predict 0.23 variances of marital satisfaction.
  Conclusion: The results of present study support the importance of moral intelligence and intrinsic religious orientation on martial satisfaction among married teachers   and must attention to them as determinant factors  of  marital satisfaction in pre marriage counseling  and family counseling.


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