International Journal of Home Science
2018, VOL. 4 ISSUE 3, PART C
Influence of gender on adolescent’s interpersonal bonding with their parents, siblings and peers
Author(s): Kartik S and Audichya S
Closely knit bonds or relationships are called interpersonal relationships. Intimacy in a relationship decides upon the interpersonal bonding between two or more individuals which is based upon the level of solidarity and love shared between them. Adolescence is an age where an individual requires most efforts and nurturing abilities to maintain interpersonal bonding within and outside the family. Therefore, in the present study, the level of interpersonal bonding among the adolescent boys and girls was assessed in the selected dimensions. The total sample consisted of 240 adolescents, out of which 120 were boys and 120 were girls. The scale on ‘Interpersonal Bonding’ developed by the investigator was used for this study. Z- Test for difference between two means was administered and a significant difference was found in the levels of interpersonal bonding among the adolescent boys and girls with their peers. No significant difference was observed among the adolescents regarding interpersonal bonding with their parents and siblings.
How to cite this article:
Kartik S and Audichya S. Influence of gender on adolescent’s interpersonal bonding with their parents, siblings and peers. International Journal of Home Science. 2018; 4(3): 162-164.