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Gender Differences in Expectations, Purposes and Attitudes to Marriage in University Students
Reza Fallahchai Dr. , Maryam Fallahi
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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 90.2% 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. 
Keywords: gender differences, marital attitudes, marital expectations, purposes of marriage
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Evolutionary Psychology
Received: 2019/04/12 | Accepted: 2019/04/12 | Published: 2019/04/12
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