Document Type : Research Paper


1 M.A Thesis Counseling.Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art،Department of Counseling.Almahdi Mehr Isfahan Institute of Higher Education .Isfahan.Iran

2 M.A Thesis Counseling . Faculty of Education Psychology . Isfahan University . Isfahan .Iran


The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of emotional empathy and Successful Intelligence on marital satisfaction with Considering the moderating role of age. The study population consisted of all couples living in the city of Qom in May 1397. 165 people were selected by the Convenience method as a sample group and responded to Inrich's Marital Satisfaction Inventory (1989), the affective empathy scale of Mehrabian and Epstein (1972), and the Grigorenko and Sternberg intelligence scale (2002). The results showed that successful intelligence has a positive and significant relationship with marital satisfaction.Among the dimensions of successful intelligence, only practical intelligence has a positive and significant relationship with marital satisfaction.Regression analysis also showed that successful intelligence has the ability to predict marital satisfaction. But emotional empathy did not show a significant relationship with marital satisfaction. Also, examining the mediating role of age, the findings showed that age does not moderate the relationship between successful intelligence and marital satisfaction. According to the findings of the research, it is suggested that in order to increase the marital satisfaction of couples, in education, emphasis should be placed on the beliefs of the components of successful intelligence that increase the satisfaction of the marital life.


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