عنوان مقاله [English]
The Engaging Period is an entrance to a new stage of the life that is very important in the individual and social life of every person Accordingly, the present study was conducted to identify the reasons for the formation of marital conflicts during the engaging period.
This qualitative research was conducted using Thematic Analysis approach. The population of the study was all conflicting martials in Tehran in 1399 who had the criteria to enter the research. The necessary information has been collected from 16 participants who has experienced conflict the engaging period. The results of qualitative analysis from interviews showed the defects in individual, interactive, origin of family and social-cultural adaptability are the four main themes of conflict in the contract. The conflicting couple instead of moving in the direction of the pattern of marital complementarity, the damaging pattern of following-escaping or negative control dominates the relationship. Accordingly, in the process of counseling with conflicting couples during the engaging period, it is more important to focus on the identified defects.
Keywords: engaging Period, marital conflicts, thematic analysis.