Major factors that affect marital stability among the inhabitants of Addis Ababa

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Addis Ababa Universty


The purpose of this study is to identify the claimed fClctors that cif/ect marital stability among the inhabitants of Addis Ababa. To this end, 120 divorced individuals (60 males and 60 female.\) were selected using purposive sampling method. The data collected through structured questionnaire, interview, andfocused group discussion was analyzed both qualitatively and quantitatively. The finding of the analysis revealed: comnnmication problel1'z, behavioral incompatibility, immaturity concerning marriage, lack of support and counseling, in-laws inteljerence, ins~ifJicient preparation to the marriage, economic hardship, short period of acquaintance, etc,. as the major factors that affect marital stability in the city of Addis A baba. Suggestions are fonvarded based on thefindings qfthe study



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