Excerpt from Chapter 5 – “Why Do You Stay?”

Published January 25, 2018

There are many reasons women stay in abusive relationships, and it is important to identify why you stay. You may stay for more than one reason, and the reasons may vary based on what is going on in the relationship. Some possible reasons you stay include:

  1. Fear of more abuse.
  2. Financial hardship.
  3. Fear of being alone.
  4. Love.
  5. Believe family is important.
  6. Believe you deserve to be abused.