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The purpose of this study was to predict marital boredom based on mindfulness and comparing this variable in employed group couples and household group couples in Ilam city. The present study is applied in terms of aim and its implementation method is a correlation. The statistical population of the present study is all couples referring to counseling centers in Ilam city during winter 2017, which 248 couples(124 women and 124 men) were selected for inclusion in the study using available sampling method first among all interested parties which have criteria for entry into research 1) at least a diploma degree 2) an age range of 20 to 40 years old 3) have passed at least one year of marriage. The instruments used in this study were marital boredom criterion (Painez 1996) and mindfulness 5-point questionnaire (Baer et al., 2006). Software SPSS 23 was used to analyze study data and finally, the results were presented in two sections of descriptive statistics(mean, median, standard deviation) and inferential statistics (T-test of two independent groups, multivariate analysis of variance, Pearson correlation coefficient, and multivariate regression coefficient). The results showed that there are an inverse and significant relationship between marital boredom variables and mindfulness at a 95% confidence level. Also, in the second hypothesis, the mean of three elements of mindfulness between couples in two groups of employed and household is significant. According to the results, it is seen that the mean of three components scores in employed group couples is higher than that of the household group. Also, other results of the study showed that the average marital boredom in household group couples is higher than that of employed group couples. Therefore, the variable of mindfulness is predictive of couples` marital boredom.

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marital boredom, mindfulness, employed, household group

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Ali Mohammadi, S., & Gol Mohammadian, M. . (2018). Prediction of Marital Boredom Based on Mindfulness and Comparing These Variables in Couples of Employed Group and Household Group in Ilam City. European Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 1(2), 24–35. https://doi.org/10.33422/EJBS.2018.05.30