July 29, 2016 12:20 - 13:50

The Dynamic of Forgiveness in Wives Experiencing Domestic Violence

[Speaker] Dwika Puspita Dewi, I Dewa Ayu D:1
[Co-author] Hartini, Nurul:1
1:Faculty of Psychology Universitas Airlangga (Indonesia)

Domestic violence was a problem in Indonesia. Wives as victim of domestic violence become a survivor in the household and forgiving the husband. This study focuses on understanding the dynamic of forgiveness wives experiencing domestic violence using qualitative method. The result of this study shows that the victim was unforgive the preparators because of several factors: rumination, negative affect, negative appraisal and lack of emphaty. The victim was stay in household inasmuch as several reason: children, religion and cultural belief.
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