FINANCIAL DISTRESS, SEXUAL SATISFACTION AND GENDER AS PREDICTORS OF MARITAL DISTRESS AMONG MARRIED TRADERS IN LAGOS STATE

Benjamin Adegboyega OLABIMITAN

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The study examined the influence of financial distress and level of sexual satisfaction on marital distress among married traders in Lagos state.    The study adopted a cross sectional survey design and accidental sampling technique in selecting four hundred and twenty six (426) adult males and female traders from Ojo areas of Lagos state, 248(58.2%) and 178(41.8%) were male and females respectively. Three hypotheses were stated and tested. Financial distress has significant influence on marital distress (t= -4.759; df (425); P<.01); sexual satisfaction do not have significant influence on n marital distress (t= -4.958, df (425); P<.01); women experience more marital distress compared to men (t= -9.748, df (425); P<.01). The results of the study were discussed and recommendation made for future studies and researchers.

 


Keywords


Financial distress, sexual satisfaction, gender and marital distress.

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