عنوان مقاله [English]
The aim of this study was an identification of marital intimacy enrichment pattern's on Islamic perspective. For this purpose, the study data were extracted by qualitative method of thematic analysis from Islamic sources including Quran verses and Hadiths by theoretical sampling method. Therefore, were collected related phrases by using of related keywords and with the help of search in software from among the fifty sources of Islamic Hadiths, which included early and late scholars from Shia and Sunni hadith sources, and it's analyzed by using sterling method. After Credibility of qualitative data, 33 basic themes, 6 organizational themes and a global theme were obtained from data analysis. The research findings showed that the pattern of enrichment of marital intimacy has principles, pillars, dimensions, obstacles, emotional areas and how to evaluate it. Dimensions of intimacy include; Emotional intimacy, physical, sexual, spiritual, cohesive, economic, and verbal. The results also showed that intimacy assessment is based on four axes, dimensions of intimacy, emotional areas, intensity and weakness of emotions and expected and real intimacy. The results of this study could be effective for family counselors and couples therapists in developing and evaluating Islamic-based intimacy enrichment.