The Lived Experiences of Iranian Women, Injured from Their Husbands’ Infidelity


  •  Maryam Fatehizade    
  •  Akram Rahimi    
  •  Zahra Yousefi    

Abstract

The current study mainly aims to investigate the lived experiences of women who were injured from their husbands’ infidelity in city of Isfahan in Iran country. The study was a phenomenological research with a qualitative method. The study population included women of Isfahan, who were injured from their husbands’ infidelity. In order to choose samples, the purposive sampling was applied; and a total number of ten women were selected out of all who were injured from their husbands’ infidelity. Moreover, the study tools included a semi-structured interview, the questions of which were provided according to the data obtained from the investigation of texts and sources with the purpose of recognizing the lived experiences of women injured from their husbands’ infidelity. The process of interviewing the participants continued until the saturation of the category. In order to analyze the data, we applied qualitative analysis and primary and secondary coding and categorizing method. The study results indicated that they lived experiences of women who were injured from their husbands’ infidelity, included ten main sub categories which are placed in four levels: confronting with tension, needs, spirituality, cooperation and effective communication.


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  • ISSN(Print): 1913-1844
  • ISSN(Online): 1913-1852
  • Started: 2007
  • Frequency: monthly

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