A Study on the Coping Strategies and Marital Satisfaction of Dual-Earner Men and Women Across the Family Life Cycle

가족생활주기에 따른 맞벌이 남녀의 대처전략과 결혼만족도 연구

  • 이은희 (동국대학교 사회복지학과)
  • Published : 2001.05.30


The purpose of this study is to examine the strategies that may influence the marital satisfaction of dual-earner men and women. General linear model, Pearson's correlation analysis, Stepwise multiple regression were employed for data analysis. the subjects are 396 dual-earner men and women. The result from the research were as follows: 1) coping strategy use differs significantly by life cycle stage. 2) The following strategies significantly correlated with the level of marital satisfaction: cognitive restructuring, delegation. using social support, modifying standards, personal time reducing. 3) The result of stepwise multiple regression analysis indicated that strategies which predict the level of marital satisfaction were cognitive restructuring, delegating, using social support, personal time reducing. these finding give us significant practical implications for social work intervention.