Predict Marital Conflicts and Emotional Divorce based on the Character Strengths among spouses


  • Mojgan Ali Shiri‎ Department of psychology, Faculty of psychology and Education, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran


Character strength, Emotional divorce, Marital conflicts, Marital spouses


The research was to examine marital conflicts and Emotional Divorce based on the Character Strengths among Iranian spouses. For this reason 400 married women were selected by convenient sampling in Tehran as capital of Iran. Consequently three questionnaires, strengths of character, emotional divorce and marital conflict were used. The findings of structural equation modeling showed the measurement model of character strength is fitted and also have a proper reliability and convergent validity. The composite reliability of the scale was more than 70. In addition the character strength in terms of spirituality, acknowledgements, honesty, personalized control, kindness, loyalty and love predicts 33 percent of emotional divorce variance and 58 percent of marital conflict variance. Lastly the structural model of relation between variables had good fit. Therefore, it can be concluded that character strengths have influence on couple’s relationships. Thus the improving of character strengths can be reduced emotionally divorce and marital conflict in couples.


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Ali Shiri‎, M. . (2016). Predict Marital Conflicts and Emotional Divorce based on the Character Strengths among spouses. International Journal of Fundamental Psychology and Social Science, 6(2), 15-22. Retrieved from