Psychological Readiness

Dynamics of Marriage and Family 3(3+0)

Lesson 7 :Readiness for marriage

Psychological Readiness

Psychological readiness for marriage is much more complex and harder to measure than the physiological readiness. It is also much more important. Marriage involves intimate relationship and thus, requires sensitivity to interpersonal relations which is possible only when to be married couple is psychologically ready for it.

Psychological readiness for marriage means:

  • Being able to accept new relations, new roles and necessary adjustments required in it.
  • Assuming personal responsibility for one’s growth and development.
  • Having healthy attitude towards sex, sexuality and overcome fears, if any, towards sex, pregnancy, child-birth, in-laws and fear of non-performance among men.
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