International Journal of Home Science
2018, VOL. 4 ISSUE 2, PART D
A comparative study on the perception and attitudes of young adults about marriage and family life
Author(s): Edna Bessie and Dr. Sr Shemi George
Marriage is a legally sanctioned contract between a man and a woman. Entering into a marriage contract changes the legal status of parties, giving husband and wife new rights and obligations. The Study was held at Ernakulum District. Fifty young men and fifty young women were selected as samples with age group between 18 to 25. Questionnaire used to collect information. The results revealed that Married life is preferred by both men and women. Majority of men prefer love marriage. While, majority of women prefer arrange marriage. Majority of both men and women oppose dowry. Even all the women and most of men opinions child rearing is not only woman’s responsibility, some men are against it. Comparatively most of the men don’t wish to have a married life as their parent’s than women. Majority of both men and women are aware children are affected by parents’ frequent conflicts.
How to cite this article:
Edna Bessie, Dr. Sr Shemi George. A comparative study on the perception and attitudes of young adults about marriage and family life. Int J Home Sci 2018;4(2):228-230.