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Why Victims of Abuse Stay with Their Abusive, Narcissistic, or Borderline Partner and What to do About It

So many people do not understand why victims of abuse remain with their partners even after being terribly abused by them. Many people believe a few myths regarding victims of abuse: They are masochists They like being abused They are weak They provoke the abuser in some way, contributing to the abuse Victims are partially culpable for the abuse because they stay in the relationship If you are the victim of abuse and you can’t figure out how to leave your abuser, one thing you can do is understand why you stay. The underlying reasons may have nothing to do with why you think you stay. I have found it interesting to discover a few common reasons that people have difficulty leaving their abusers. There are some practical reasons. These include staying for the children or out of financial necessity. Victims also often falsely assume that if the abuser has a substance abuse problem, then that is what is causing the abusive behaviors, and if he or she just gets sober, then the abuse will

Source: Why Victims of Abuse Stay with Their Abusive, Narcissistic, or Borderline Partner and What to do About It

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