11-M.A in general Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Shahr Ghods branch, Shahr Ghods, Iran.
22-Assistant professor, Islamic Azad University, Astara branch, Astara, Iran
Banafsheh Baghbanian Tehrani , M.A in general Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Shahr Ghods branch, Shahr Ghods, Iran. , email@example.com
Background: Marriage is one of the most important protective factors of persons’ subjective wellbeing. For most people, their relationship with the spouse or the partner is the most important interpersonal relationship throughout their lives.
Objectives: The aim of present study was a prediction of the likelihood of marriage and non-marriage in divorced women based on personality traits and psychological well-being.
Methods: The method of this research was descriptive and correlational and statistical society consisted of all divorced women who are a member of the supporting association of divorced women in Region 2 of Tehran in the winter and spring of 2015 and 2016. 200 persons were chosen by purposive and available sampling. For data collection, the participants responded to the Reef’s psychological well-being questionnaires and NEO-Five Factor Inventory. Logistic regression was used to analyze the data.
Results: The results showed that among the psychological well-being dimensions, the environmental mastery dimension predicts the likelihood of remarriage positively (P<0.01) and autonomy dimension negatively (P< 0.05).
Conclusion: Among personality factors, agreeableness and openness to experience dimensions predict the likelihood of remarriage positively (P<0.05) and neuroticism negatively (P<0.05).