More and more young women decide on cohabitation or single life which may result from difficulties concerning engaging in close interpersonal relationships. The aim of the study was to answer the question of whether there is a connection between marital status of women and their involvement in the relationship as well as whether the sense of security may decide about engaging in a relationship with another person, The research involved 240 women in early adulthood: single women (80 women), women in cohabitation (82 women) and married women (78 women). The study used The Questionnaire Sense of Security of Uchnast (1990) and the standardized interview for the study of involvement in relationships.
Studies have shown the connection between the marital status of women and the level of interpersonal involvement (p = 0,001). Higher and full commitment applies to married women in comparison to women who are in cohabitation and living alone. Commitment indicates the possibility of building a lasting relationship and depends on the sense of security.
Key words: interpersonal commitment, sense of security, singles, cohabitation, marriage
Tytuł: Poczucie bezpieczeństwa i zaangażowanie w relacje interpersonalne młodych kobiet
Autorzy: Iwona Janicka, Karolina Janicka