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Nilasari, Swesty (2010) MAKNA HIDUP WARIA. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.


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Transvestites are included in the Gender Identity Disorder (GIG) or transsexual that have feeling characteristics settled in a person about discomfort of their sex (biological) and their gender roles according to the sexes. Live as transvestites received a lot of pressures and problems from their families to society due to the negative things. But not all transvestites did that, there are some transvestites who also do positive things, able to survive and achieve success. By these conditions, it can be assumed to have found the meaning of life. Therefore, researchers wanted to know more about the process of finding life meaning of the life on transvestites. Types of research used in this study is a qualitative descriptive, which will describe or explain all the data obtained about the process of finding life meaning on transvestites. The data collecting in this study using interviews. The interviews are not only intended to research subjects but also to others who have additional information (significant other). The subjects in this study are two transvestites with the criteria established by the transvestites who have found meaning of the life. While the data analysis used is descriptive analysis method. The validity of method used was triangulation of data sources. Based on the results, indicated that both subjects have found meaning of the life by the five ways process to find meaning of the life. The fifth ways consisted of composed of self­understanding, positive action, strengthen relationships, deepening and application of values and also execute the things that God commanded. Achieving the meaning of life can be seen in both subjects in the orientation of future. Both subjects are able to reveal that they have mind to continue their life sincerely, ordinary and always trying so they never feel worried about the future and it is also makes them eager to continue their life and find the meaning of life that very important and be happy for them.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Psychology > Department of Psychology (73201)
Depositing User: Rayi Tegar Pamungkas
Date Deposited: 15 May 2012 03:46
Last Modified: 15 May 2012 03:46

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