Students’ attitude toward marriage/divorce
Keywords:students, marriage, divorce
Introduction: Divorce rates around the world are increasing over time. Therefore, it is important to study how parental divorce affects young people’s attitudes toward marriage/divorce. Parents play a crucial role in the lives of young people. Adults observe the behaviour of their parents and from their observation they learn what marriage and family life should be like. Research Aim studying students’ attitudes towards marriage and divorce. Methods: The qualitative research method was used, purposive sampling with the help of the snowball. In-depth interviews were conducted with a total of 16 respondents, students aged 18-23. Result: Marriage is important, and they view the institution of marriage positively. Divorce for students is not a tragedy and is acceptable, although the exception group is demonstrated with men whose parents aren’t divorced and divorce is unacceptable for them. Conclusion: Students to some extent repeat the actions of their parents and don’t completely reflect their behaviour and attitudes, which may be caused by the influence of modernization and changes in gender ideology.
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