I'm trying to figure out why my friend is being dumb and hard-headed. She clearly understands there's a problem with her 'man' (I can name you ten red flags she's put up), but she refuse to leave him. Is it because she thinks she can't do better?
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A friend of mine (actually two) stayed in abusive relationships. They both got out, but only one of them could talk about it. She stayed with him because she loved him, hoped he would change and couldn't stand being single. She built a future with him and to give that all up was very painful. So she kept hoping he would change. But one day some of her friends, including me, had an honest emotional conversation with her about it. That opened her eyes and they eventually broke up.
I've seen some topics on here where they blame the person staying with the abuser, but when they just think about it, it's not that difficult to understand. If you talk to her about it, don't be hard on her like blaming her, but be understanding but firm.0
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