Perceived Parental Bonding, Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Spiritual Well-Being of Seminarians in the Diocese of Surabaya

Authors

  • Stefanus Cahyono University of Santo Tomas
  • Angelina M. Julom

Keywords:

Perceived Parental Bonding, Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Spiritual Well-being.

Abstract

Background

This study aims to investigate the relationships of perceived parental bonding, emotional intelligence (EQ) and spiritual well-being of seminarians in the diocese of Surabaya, Indonesia, and also to examine the impact of the perceived parental bonding to the emotional intelligence (EQ) and spiritual well-being of the seminarians.

Methods

One hundred and thirty four (134) male seminarians from the three seminaries in the diocese of Surabaya were the respondents of this study. Three questionnaires –­­ Parental Bonding Instrument (PBI) of G. Parker, Hillary Tupling, and L. Brown, the Baron Emotional Intelligence (Baron-EQ:S), and the Spiritual Well-being Scale (SWBS) of Paloutzian and Ellison were administered to the respondents.

Results

The results reveal that parental bonding is significantly correlated to emotional intelligence (EQ) and spiritual well-being. But, emotional intelligence (EQ) is not significantly correlated to spiritual well-being. Further, the results reveal that 7.6% of the total variance of the respondents’ emotional intelligence (EQ) aresignificantly affected by the perceived maternal overprotection, and 3.7% of the total variance of the respondents’ emotional intelligence are significantly affected by the perceived paternal overprotection. Meanwhile, 5.9 % of the respondents’ total variance of spiritual well-being are significantly affected by the perceived maternal care.

 

 

Conclusion

Perceived parental bonding significantly correlates and affects both the emotional intelligence (EQ) and spiritual well-being.

Author Biography

Stefanus Cahyono, University of Santo Tomas

department and rank

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Published

2015-04-25

How to Cite

Cahyono, S., & Julom, A. M. (2015). Perceived Parental Bonding, Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Spiritual Well-Being of Seminarians in the Diocese of Surabaya. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, 3(2). Retrieved from https://ajouronline.com/index.php/AJHSS/article/view/2570

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