Emotional Divorce in Iranian Family: Sociological Explanation of the Rate and Factors Affecting on Emotional Divorce Among Women

Monday, 11 July 2016: 11:30
Location: Hörsaal 11 (Juridicum)
Oral Presentation
Ali Ashgar FIROUZJAEIAN, university of mazandaran, Iran
Habib SABOURI KHOSROWSHAHI, azad university of tehran, Iran
Ahmad REZAII, Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences, University of Mazandaran, Iran
Divorce always had been discussed as one of the serious problems in contemporary society. Rate of divorce is increasing in the all of society. But it seems that a special type of divorce has the more prevalence in some country such as IRAN.in this countries, the legal divorce confront with cultural, economic and legal obstacles. This obstacles increase the emotional divorce in this societies.so couples live each other without lovely relation. However, the legal divorce is surveyed easily for visibility and availability by researchers. But survey and cognition of the rate and factors affecting on emotional divorce confront researchers with serious challenges for its latent trait. So this research surveys the rate and factors affecting on emotional divorce in Iran. The first, we review and survey the available researches about emotional divorce in Iran and later, the article survey emotional divorce in special sample. The method is survey and data is collected by questionnaire among 384 marriage women in Amol city (the city in north of Iran). The research applies theory of Antony Giddens about pure relationship and its damages in risky society family. Results demonstrate that respondents have medium rate of emotional divorce. Also contextual variables (age, age in marriage time, family income, person education, spouse education) have meaningful relation and reverse with emotional divorce. The primary variables include: spouse discontent, opinion misapprehension, spouse distrust, selfishness, and spouse-selected discontent. All of the variables have meaningful and positive relation with emotional divorce. Also, all of the variables together explain %68 variation in dependent. The results of research show special type of relation among women in Iranian society. Women in situation of emotional divorce select different strategies in confront with this problem. They look for pure relation in out of family as the problem solving.