The role of marital boredom and sexual dissatisfaction in love failure in couples with emotional divorce

Document Type : Original Article


1 M.A of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Karaj branch. Iran

2 M.A of clinical psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch, Iran

3 M.A of Psychology, Department of General Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Garmsar branch


Aim: The present study was conducted with the aim of determining the role of marital Burnout and sexual dissatisfaction in love trauma in couples with emotional divorce. Methods: The population of the present study was all the couples who referred to the psychological clinic of the 2nd district of Tehran, from which 280 men and women (25 to 45 years old) who met the criteria for entering the study were selected. The participants were evaluated using Sexual Satisfaction Questionnaire (SSQ), Love Trauma Inventory (LTI), and Couple Burnout Measure. (CBM). Pearson's correlation coefficient and regression analysis were used to analyze the data. Results: The results showed that marital Burnout and sexual dissatisfaction can explain 25.3% of the variance of love trauma. Also, sexual dissatisfaction has a greater contribution in predicting the love trauma of couples. Conclusion: According to the obtained results, with the help of marital Burnout and sexual dissatisfaction, love trauma can be predicted in couples with emotional divorce.


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