10 Things Women Say to Wrongly Justify Abuse-SliderPhoto


“How could you still love someone who has hurt you? The answer is as complicated as love itself. We victims tend to be hope junkies, open-hearted and optimistic. We believe that our loved ones are capable of change. Some would say we are naïve. Others say we are too kind or too forgiving. Often we cannot find the courage to leave an abusive relationship until our life (or our children’s safety) has been threatened,” reports Leslie Morgan Steiner in a story for CNN. In reality, there could be many reasons why a woman would choose to stay with a partner who abuses her. But here are ten common things women say to wrongly justify abuse.