Marital Satisfaction in Terms of Communication, Conflict Resolution, Sexual Intimacy, and Financial Relations among Working and Non-Working Wives
Lukito Setiawan, Jenny
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Marriage can be an important part of human development. One of the signs of a successful marriage is marital satisfaction. Marital satisfaction must be felt by both the husband and wife. However, in the current era, the role of wives who work outside the househould has been a challenge for some married couples. The aim of this study is to examine the influences of communication, conflict resolution, sexual intimacy, and financial relations on the marital satisfaction of working wives and non-working wives. The study was conducted on a total of 144 subjects, consisting of 90 full-time working wives and 54 non working wives. Data collection was conducted by using questionnaires. Results of linear regression analysis showed a difference in factors that affect marital satisfaction in working wives and non-working wives. Marital satisfaction in working wives was influenced by communication, sexual intimacy, and financial relations. Meanwhile, marital satisfaction in non-working wives was influenced by communication and financial relations.