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Marital Status

The state of being married or unmarried. Some definitions divide groups into single, married and divorced (or separated). Marital status qualifies one for various tax advantages; for example, married persons generally may exempt more of their income from taxes.
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The longitudinal course of marital quality and stability: A review of theory, method, and research.
While several studies have demonstrated a positive relationship between religiousness and marital satisfaction (Allgood, Harris, Skogrand, & Lee, 2009; Beach et al.
In the 172nd Law Commission did not recommend criminalisation of marital rape by amending the exception to Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code and hence there is no proposal to bring any amendment to the IPC in this regard at present, Chaudhary said.
As it has been demonstrated in table 1, the average and standard deviation for marital satisfaction were 101.
To investigate the relationship between a dependent variable of marital Level of satisfaction (measured at a distance) and variables that measure is nominally planar surface, such as occupational groups (employed women and housewives), was used independent t-test.
Researchers have identified the impact that married couples' communication patterns have on marital quality (Frye-Cox & Hesse, 2013; Ledermann, Rudaz, Guy Rudaz, & Bradbury, 2010), and physiological functioning (Denton, Burelson, Hobbs, Von Stein, & Rodriguez, 2001; Kiecolt-Glaser et al.
Despite the greater increases in marital tension among husbands, wives' increased marital tension over the course of marriage is more consistently associated with divorce.
The other NGO HRIDYA representing men expressed apprehension that if marital rape will be criminalised there would be chances of alleged misuse of gender laws.
If all sexual acts by a man with his own wife will qualify to be marital rape, then the judgement as to whether it is marital rape or not will singularly rest with the wife.
Elevated levels of stress, depression, other forms of psychological distress, and marital conflicts are reported to be common among parents of children with neurodevelopmental disorders (Gupta, 2007; Hayes, 2004).
It would be 100 years before the debate on marital rape gained momentum in India again.
The marital and family law certification exam contains five essay questions, 30 multiple-choice questions, and 25 short-answer questions.