عنوان مقاله [English]
This paper examines the relationship between shared activities with spouse and related components of marital stability (marital happiness and tendency to divorce) and generational trend. Statistical population of survey was married in Tehran, and 1736 samples were selected by Multi-stage cluster sampling. Results showed that the amount of shared activities with spouse was not the same in all of dimensions. In the spending time outdoor and social contact are more than the spending time indoor, talk together and spending money. There are correlations between shared activities and marital happiness, and invert correlation with tendency to divorce. In social contact and spending time indoor, shared activities with spouse in the first generation is more than other generations, and in talk together is less than others. There aren’t generational differences in spending time outdoor and spending money. Shared activities with spouse are more important for young generation, and there is probability of more serious reactions without its realization in this generation. In general, one can say that individualism is not common among the couples in Tehran. Although it does not confirm the ascending break in various aspects of relations between couples, recognizing the young generation and the factors affecting on shared activities with spouse, is more important.