The Relationship between Social Support and Religious Involvement with Forgiveness in Adolescents Living in Orphanages

Yulian Sri Lestari


Adolescents living in orphanages will have different experiences, growth, problems and backgrounds compared to adolescents living at home with intact families, thus adolescents living in orphanages will have different forgiveness as well. Forgiveness is a state of being free from negative relationships with sources that oppose individuals, especially negative experiences. This study aims to look at the role of social support and adolescents' participation in religious activities or known as religious involvement on the forgiveness of adolescents living in orphanages. This research is quantitative research with 44 subjects. The results of multiple regression analysis with the help of spss 22.00 show a sig. value of 0.011 (p <0.05) so that it can be said that the major hypothesis is accepted where there is a significant relationship between social support and religious involvement with forgiveness in adolescents in orphanages. The minor hypothesis test conducted between the social support variable and forgiveness shows a sig value of 0.033 (p <0.05) which means that there is a significant influence between social support and forgiveness. While in the religious involvement variable on forgiveness there is no significant relationship with a sig value of 0.097 (p>0.05).


Forgiveness; Social Support; Religious Involvement

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