Qualitative Study of the Usefulness of Premarital Counseling in Married Women in Isfahan

Nahid Saber, Kiumars Farahbakhsh

Abstract


The main objective of this study was to investigate the qualitative value of marriage counseling in married women in Isfahan. This research was conducted in a semi-structured interview. The statistical population consisted of all those who had received counseling before marriage and at least 6 months of their marriage. Data analysis was performed using qualitative content analysis. The findings of the research were presented based on the research questions. For analyzing the data, the statistical indicators of frequency and percentage were used. The results of the research showed that 54.4% of the couples counseling were good and useful, 27.3% were partially useful and 2.7% 18% were unprofitable. Also, 36.4% of the families, 36.4% of the spouses and 27.3% of the people, the media were considered as factors influencing the marriage tendency of couples. In the area of counseling weaknesses, 81.8% of the counseling weaknesses were considered as minor weaknesses and 18.2% of them had high counseling weaknesses. On this basis, premarital counseling is an effective process that can be used by couples to choose a better one. And more satisfaction.

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