Parent-Child Attachment and Romantic Relationship among Young Adults in Malaysia

Fatahyah, Yahya and Sharon, Wilson and Sochos, Antigonos and Ahmad Tarmizi, Talib and Sarjit Singh, Darshan Singh and Muhammad Jazlan, Ahmad Khiri and Aqeel, Khan (2021) Parent-Child Attachment and Romantic Relationship among Young Adults in Malaysia. Turkish Journal of Computer and Mathematics Education, 12 (5). pp. 1343-1352. ISSN 1309-4653

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The aim of this research was to examine the relationship between Parent- Child Attachment on Romantic Relationship among Young Adults in Malaysia. In the present study, researcher established the correlation between the two variables which are Parent-child attachment and romantic relationship. Total of 100 participants (36= Male; 64: Female) participated in this study. Two (2) instruments have been used to measure the variables; Armsden and Greenberg’s Inventory of Parent and Peer Attachment (IPPA) and Experiences in Close Relationships scale (ECR). Results indicated that there was a positive moderate significant relationship between parent child attachment and romantic relationship among young adults in Malaysia (r=.322, p<0.01). As a recommendation, a semi-structured interview can be administered to investigate the nature of attachment relationships in adult partnerships.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Attachment, Parent, Romantic Relationships, Young Adults.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2021 01:06
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2021 01:06

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