Gender Differences in Expectations, Purposes and Attitudes to Marriage in University Students

Reza Fallahchai, Maryam Fallahi, Iran, Iran
2019 Iranian Evolutionary Educational Psychology Journal  
This study aim is to examine gender differences in attitudes, expectations, and purposes of marriage among university students in Bandar-Abbas. 627 participants (62.8% female and 37.2% male) were selected to participate from the available population. They were asked to complete the Socio-demographic Characteristics Form, a semi-structured interview for their intents and purposes of marriage, and the Marital Scales, which measure attitudes and expectations of marriage. Findings indicated that
more » ... 2% of the participants intended to marry. The emotional, religious, and sexual were the three main purposes of marriage. The Findings indicated significant differences in priorities of the marriage purposes among men and women. The results revealed that there were significant differences between attitudes and expectations of marriage of men and women.
doi:10.29252/ieepj.1.1.42 fatcat:akjgh64sjrgl7nxcrbmgve5mru