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ISSN 1411-2671 (Cetak); 2310-7945 (Online)

Vol. 9 / No. 1 / Published : 2007-04

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Original Article :

Wife’s perception of husband’s support in pursuing her career in relation to wife’s marital satisfaction among working wives in metro manila

Author :

  1. Berta Esti Ari Prasetya*1
  1. Faculty of Psychology, Satya Wacana Christian University

Abstract :

This study investigated whether a wife’s perception of her husband’s support in pursuing her career is correlated with wife’s marital satisfaction among working wives in Metro Manila. A survey method using questionnaires (Kansas Marital Satisfaction Scale and Husband’s Support Questionnaire) and open-ended questions were used in collecting the data. There were 129 Filipino working wives participated. The result of a correlational analysis showed that there was a positive and significant correlation between wife’s perception of her husband’s support in pursuing her career and wife’s marital satisfaction (r = .52, p < .01). The answers to open-ended questions were content analyzed and resulted that the supports given by the husband made the wives see themselves and their husbands in a more positive outlook, it also helps wives see their jobs in a more positive way.

Keyword :

husband’s support in pursuing wife’s career, wife’s marital satisfaction,


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