Emotional intelligence and its relationship with marital adjustment among working personnel
Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions and possess the ability to control the emotions of others as well. The manner in which people adjust with the things and situations depends significantly on their emotional intelligence. An attempt was made in the present investigation to study the impact of emotional intelligence and its relationship with marital adjustment among working personnel. The Sample of the study consist of 120 working male and female subjects in the age group of 20-40 years and the subjects were drawn randomly from different areas of kadapa district. Emotional intelligence scale developed by Singh (2004) and Marital adjustment questionnaire developed by Kumar and Rastogi (1995) were used to assess the emotional intelligence and marital adjustment of the subjects. Means, SD’s, t-test and Pearson’s product movement correlation were used to analyze the data. Findings of the present study revealed that age at marriage has significant influence on marital adjustment and there is a significant relationship between emotional intelligence and marital adjustment among working personnel.