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The effect of sex education on the marital satisfaction

Sara Tonekaboni, Ramazan Hassanzadeh and Sedigheh Ebrahimi

Since the divorce statistics are increasing in the whole world and this increasing rate is to the extent that makes some countries confront some crisis, thus in the last decade the researchers have focused on studying many effective factors on the marital satisfaction. Marital satisfaction is a state during which the spouses feel happiness and satisfaction for getting married with each other and being together. One of the factors stated in some of the researches is sex education. The main aim of this research is to study the effect of sex education on the marital satisfaction. This research is an applied and experimental research. The sampling method of this study is available and 40 married woman ranging 25 to 35 among the individuals visiting health center were chosen and they were randomly put into two groups. ENRICH marital satisfaction inventory (1989) was used for measuring the variable of marital satisfaction. The questionnaire’s validity and reliability were confirmed at acceptable level. In order to analyze the data, in addition to the descriptive statistics, in the inferential statistics the Kolmogorov-Smirnoff, Levine and dependent t-test were used by the use of Spss18 software. Results showed that a significant difference was observed in the marital satisfaction of the experimental group before and after sex education. The positive value of t-test shows that the marital satisfaction has increased after the sex education. Thus it could be concluded that the sex education had a significant effect on the increase of marital satisfaction. Also a few applicable research proposals are offered at the end of the article.