10 Things Women Say to Wrongly Justify Abuse-SliderPhoto


1. “It’s not his fault. He’s had a hard life” (or “He’s going through something”). While it’s true we are all going through something, a woman who is with an abusive man will often use his stresses or his history to sort of excuse his behavior.

2. “I have faith that he will get better.” Newsflash: People rarely, if ever, change their patterns of abuse.