Gender-Wise Comparison on Emotional Intelligence and Marital Satisfaction

A Lavalekar
2008 Gender and Behaviour  
The present study compared emotional intelligence in students with or without marital satisfaction. The population of this study where married students of Humanities and Social Sciences department of Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch of Tehran, 100 individuals were chosen as samples through random sampling. The instruments of this research were: bar-N emotional intelligence questionnaire and Enrich sexual satisfaction questionnaire. In this study, to analyze the data
more » ... in descriptive statistics part tables, graphs, averages and standard deviations are used. In the inferential statistics part in order to approve or reject the null hypothesis, the t-test for independent groups was used. The findings indicate that there are significant differences, in the emotional intelligence of students with or without marital satisfaction, as the degree of emotional intelligence among student with marital satisfaction is significantly greater than students who lack marital satisfaction. Also among the main components of emotional intelligence, scores of the individual components, the overall mood and stress management among student with or without marital satisfaction showed significant differences. On the other hand, there was no significant difference between the compatibility between component scores and interpersonal emotional intelligence among student with or without sexual satisfaction.
doi:10.4314/gab.v5i2.23395 fatcat:ixuprx32wfbinosdwd3ynn6stq