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The Effect of Marital Conflicts on Marital Satisfaction and Anger: Moderating Effects of Gratitude

  • 인문논총
  • 2012, 29(), pp.157-176
  • Publisher : Institute for Human studies, Kyungnam University
  • Research Area : Humanities > Other Humanities

Gu-Hwa Hong Yi 1 서영옥 2

1합동신학대학원대학교
2대한가정법률상담원

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ABSTRACT

This study examined the effect of marital conflicts on marital satisfaction and anger and if gratitude moderated the effect of marital conflicts on marital satisfaction and anger. The participants of this study were 199 married men and women (113 males and 86 females, respectively) who resided in Daejeon and Okchon, Chungbuk. First, people who reported more marital conflicts reported less marital satisfaction and more anger. Secondly, people who perceived more gratitude reported more marital satisfaction and less anger. Thirdly, gratitude moderated the effect of marital conflicts on marital satisfaction. Finally, gratitude moderated the effect of marital conflicts on anger. These research findings suggests the importance of programs and counseling techniques to increase gratitude for couples in crisis of break ups.

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