Identification of Factors Related to Marriage Stability in Iranian Studies ) 2010 – 2020(

Document Type : Review Article


Assistant Professor of Family Studies, Islamic Sciences and Culture Academy


The aim of this study, identifying the factors related to the stability of marriage using systematic review of research over the past ten years can provide a clear perspective for the stability of marriage. The research method was a descriptive systematic review and the statistical population is all research articles related to the stability of marriage in Iran in the last ten years. The sampling method was purposeful that after searching and performing the screening process and evaluating the quality of articles, the final analysis was performed on eleven articles. The findings showed that four factors of gender differences, generational differences, value system governing society and family-oriented policies can affect the factors of marriage stability. Achieving marriage stability based on the model's propose in this study requires effective and useful planning of policy makers and activists family be based on gender and generational differences. , Value system and family policies.


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