IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 9, September 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
The purpose of the present investigation is to analyze marital & emotional adjustment in middle aged couples. The sample consisted of 124 respondents, out of which 62 were males and 62 females (mean age= 50 to 65), who were financially independent from their offspring. To measure adjustment Old-age Adjustment Inventory (SJOAI) created by Dr. Shamshad Hussain and Dr. Jasbir Kaur was used. The inventory measures problems of marital & emotional adjustment faced by middle aged couples. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test analysis. There were found significant differences between two genders (male and female) in the marital & emotional adjustment. The result of the study revealed that there is a significant impact on males’ as well as females’ adjustment level.