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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:9, September, 2018

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(9): 2221-2226

Perceptions of Young Adults towards Live - In Relationship
Mandava Hemalatha1* and Nasreen Banu2
1Department of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Home Science, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2AICRP, PJTSAU, Hyderabad-500 004, Telangana, India
*Corresponding author

A new trend is fast emerging in the society all over the world where two adults of opposite sex giving a complete go by to the institution of marriage decide to live-in relationship which almost resembles a marriage. The present study was undertaken to study the Perceptions of Young adults (80 students both males and females) towards Live-in relationship by purposive random sampling method. Self-developed questionnaire was used to measure the perceptions of young adults towards live-in relationship. Twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad were selected for the study. This scale totally consists of 35 questions which were sub divided into 5 categories like positive perceptions, Negative perceptions, Socio-cultural factors, Economic and educational factors, and consequences of living relationship. Results indicated that no significant difference was found between male and female regarding perceptions towards live-in relationship.

Keywords: Live-in relationship, Young adults, Perceptions and cohabitation

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Mandava Hemalatha and Nasreen Banu. 2018. Perceptions of Young Adults towards Live - In Relationship.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(9): 2221-2226. doi:
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