Proceedings of the 3rd ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2017)

Father Involvement In Child Care For Toddler Viewed From Marrital Satisfaction On Wife's Point Of View

Authors
Siti Maimunah, Sofa Amalia, Intan Rachmawati
Corresponding Author
Siti Maimunah
Available Online February 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-17.2018.25How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Father involvement, parenting, marital satisfaction
Abstract
Currently father's role is not merely to earn money for family but also to involve in parenting for the children. Father involvement in parenting can affect psychological condition of the mother, the condition of which will make her happy and pleased because her husband is willing to spend time to do parenting tasks although he is busy to earn some money for the family. This condition is believed to be able to increase marriage satisfaction from the wife's perspective. This study aims at finding out the connection between father involvement in parenting and marriage satisfaction from the wife's perspective. This study is a correlational study to find a relationship between two variables. Sample taking was by cluster random sampling technique, there were 6 villages as research area at Singosari sub district of Malang district. The research subject were 100 housewives of working men, having first children of 1 to 3 years of age, and do not have any assistant to take care their children. Data collection was obtained through father involvement scale which was self-developed by the researcher, while marriage satisfaction scale was adapted from ENRICH Marital Satisfaction Scale. Test analysis using product moment pearson correlation shows that there is a significantly positive relation between father involvement in parenting with wife satisfaction in marriage. Father involvement in parenting has effect toward wife satisfaction in marriage as much as 39.4% while the rest is affected by other factors (r = 0,628; p = 0,000; R2 = 0,394).
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Proceedings
3rd ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
February 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-457-6
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-17.2018.25How to use a DOI?
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