Effectiveness Of Premarital Counselling Programs On Marital Stability Among Selected Couples In Nairobi County

Abstract:

This study investigated the effectiveness of premarital counseling on marital stability among couples in Nairobi County. The study adopted a quantitative descriptive research design. The sample consisted of 105 married persons from Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA), Milimani South Presbytery. The participants were married for ten years and below. The study utilized the Revised Dyadic Adjustment Scale (RDAS) to determine the level of marital distress as a measure of marital stability. The results were analyzed using mean scores and standard deviation and ANOVA for the research questions. Results indicated that there was a significant difference in marital satisfaction between the couples who received different counts of premarital counseling sessions. It showed that premarital counseling had a significant effect on marital satisfaction. Based on the findings, the implications for premarital counseling include initiating a program that will ensure premarital counseling is done six months before the wedding and the sessions done are between eighteen and twenty. Premarital counseling should focus more on communication, finance management and personality development in order to improve overall marital stability.
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APA

Watiri, K (2024). Effectiveness Of Premarital Counselling Programs On Marital Stability Among Selected Couples In Nairobi County. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-premarital-counselling-programs-on-marital-stability-among-selected-couples-in-nairobi-county

MLA 8th

Watiri, Kariuki "Effectiveness Of Premarital Counselling Programs On Marital Stability Among Selected Couples In Nairobi County" Afribary. Afribary, 03 May. 2024, https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-premarital-counselling-programs-on-marital-stability-among-selected-couples-in-nairobi-county. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

Watiri, Kariuki . "Effectiveness Of Premarital Counselling Programs On Marital Stability Among Selected Couples In Nairobi County". Afribary, Afribary, 03 May. 2024. Web. 19 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-premarital-counselling-programs-on-marital-stability-among-selected-couples-in-nairobi-county >.

Chicago

Watiri, Kariuki . "Effectiveness Of Premarital Counselling Programs On Marital Stability Among Selected Couples In Nairobi County" Afribary (2024). Accessed June 19, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-premarital-counselling-programs-on-marital-stability-among-selected-couples-in-nairobi-county