عنوان مقاله [English]
The current study has done an investigation in Kerman city about emotional divorce and sociological factors affecting it .The methodology used is field study, .i.e. the researcher attends at study field practically, and starts collecting data. and the technique used is survey by using main tools, questionnaire designed by the researcher, and complementary tool of interview has been used to interview the experts and confirm questionnaire validity as well. In fact, statistical society in its social case includes the couples exposed to emotional and mental disorders, hence have visited consultants and consulting institutions so as to divorce. And Hence 200 questionnaires were given to the couples. It was tried to use random cluster method in several steps in the way that , Kerman city was chosen as the main cluster, and then in every region, every sub cluster, a consulting center was chosen, and the questionnaires were distributed among them. The theoretical framework of this study has been a combination of Parsons functionalism theory, Chelebi wisdom order theory, and Stenberg love theory. The theoretical hypothesis is that the external and internal factors have affected family emotional stability and connection which led to emotional divorce. The study findings show that the variables of job status the discipline in family i.e. (power distribution and social capital), couple’s religious beliefs, the type of couple’s relationships (i.e. couple’s love affair, their commitments, and intimacy) have the most meaningful relation with the rate of emotional divorce.