Abuse can be physical, emotional or psychological. It can take the form of domestic or intimate partner violence and also includes sexual assault and violence. There are many women who leave their abusive relationships while there are also many who stay in them.
Isn’t it funny how others look at the abused/battered woman and criticize her for staying without understanding all the underlying issues. I mean, no woman should be forced to stay in such situations, but how does she balance all the odds working against her to grab that opportunity to free herself?
- If you are in an abusive relationship/marriage, what is keeping you there?
- If you know someone who is in such a relationship/marriage, why do you think she stays?
- Why do some women stay and others go? What is responsible for the difference in their decisions?
Let me see: She is uneducated and naive, right? She has low self esteem, right? No other man would date a battered woman, right? Woman, man or expert, click on Why do Some Women Stay in Abusive Relationships to read what others already wrote or to COMMENT. Write as much as you wish!
In the meantime, here are some articles on abuse:
- Jealous Men: A Disaster Waiting to Happen
- Domestic Violence Against Immigrant Spouses in the USA
- Judging and Blaming The Woman Can Worsen Domestic Violence
- Abuse and Battery of MEN
- Abused Men: The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence
- Broken & Beautiful
- DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence
- How to Spot an Abuser
- Why Do Some Women Stay in Abusive Relationships?
- Why Some Women may Stay in Abusive Relationships
- Women Crisis Service: Rebuild Anselma House
- Letter to My Abuser: A Victim Writes
- Leaving an Abusive Relationship
- Battered Woman Syndrome: Questions and Controversy
- Men as Victims of Battered Woman Syndrome
- Domestic Violence: Men Get Battered Too
- Battered Women: Facts and Statistics
- Abuse and Battery Venting Week
- Emotional and Psychological Abuse: Silent Destroyers
- Law Enforcement and Domestic Violence Against Women
- When Children Witness Domestic Violence
- Abuse if Useless
- Moment of Silence for Domestic Violence Victims
- Stop Hitting Me
- The Cycle of Abuse and Domestic Violence
- Barack Obama Speaks Against Domestic Violence
- A Child’s Perception of Domestic Violence
- Domestic Violence Can Happen to You
- The Police as Critical Agents in the Fight Against Domestic Violence
- Domestic Violence Comes From Learned Behavior
- Monster: A Poetic Recount of Sexual Abuse in “A Flower’s Envy“