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Department of Rural Family Development, Faculty of Home Economics, Al-Azhar University, Nawag, Tanta, Gharbia Governorate, Egypt, 31732.

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This study was performed to identify resolving methods of marital discords and conflicts among rural women in different dimension fields, as well to study the relationship among a number of independent variables and the resolving methods of these marital discords and conflicts among rural women. Rural women in Menia city, Minia governorate, Egypt were selected during this study. The study sample included housewives who were married and permanent residents in the village. Random sample of 187 house wives were selected for this purpose. Data were collected by using schedule.  The study found positive correlation between variables of age, marriage period, monthly family income, media exposure of respondents and resolving methods of marital discords and conflicts. Whereas, negative correlation was found between variable of family size of respondent and resolving methods of marital discords and conflicts. The study also found that there were significant differences between the respondents in resolving methods of marital discords and conflicts when they are classified according to the family type, intervention of parents and relatives, employment status, and contribution to family income.

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