Predicting Relationship Satisfaction from Dispositional Optimism Amongst young adults in Mumbai city

Anuja Deshpande, Gauri Sarda
2014 Indian Journal of Mental Health(IJMH)  
This study was conducted to see whether it was possible to use dispositional optimism to predict satisfaction with romantic relationships in young adults in Mumbai city. Data was collected from 92 participants using purposive and snowball sampling methods. All participants of both genders who were aged between 20 -30 years and were in a relationship for at least one year before data collection. Statistical analysis suggested that dispositional optimism was a highly significant predictor of
more » ... t predictor of relationship satisfaction among the research participants. The reasons and implications of these findings are discussed.
doi:10.30877/ijmh.1.1.2014.56-63 fatcat:pxt37rpoyvf33iquy5zv6xnsea