Abstract

Marital satisfaction is an essential element for successful family life and personal growth. The fulfillment
and positive development will be possible only when the relationship between couples is coherent and
satisfactory (Azeez, 2013). Different factors have significant influence on the marital satisfaction, like
personality of the partner, nature of job, child rearing responsibility, sexual satisfaction and communication
patterns are some of the examples. The active engagement of women’s in the employment sector and their
dual role has significant correlation with the marital satisfaction, especially in a society like India. This
study is aimed to assess marital satisfaction of women working in southern railways, Tiruchirappalli.
Objective of the study includes socio demographic of the respondents and assessment of marital satisfaction
of women working in southern railways, Tiruchirappalli. The researcher has used descriptive research
design and simple convenient sampling method was adopted to enquire 56 respondents for the study. The
researcher used self prepared interview schedule pertaining to socio-demographic characteristics and a
standardized tool on the marital satisfaction developed by Brunda Amirthraj and Indira Jai Prakash (1985).
Majority of the respondents (78.6%) educational qualification had professional course, nearly half of the
respondents (48.2%) had family members five to seven members. More than half of the respondents have
moderate level of marital satisfaction

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  • K.S. Velmurugan

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  • Dr.K. Maheswari

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Article Details

Issue: Vol 5 No 10 (2017)
Page No.: 7200-7205
Section: Articles
DOI: https://doi.org/10.18535/ijsrm/v5i10.05


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Velmurugan, K., & Maheswari, D. (2017). A Study on Marital Satisfaction of Women Working in Southern Railways Tiruchirappalli. International Journal of Scientific Research and Management, 5(10), 7200-7205. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.18535/ijsrm/v5i10.05

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