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Why do they stay? March 30, 2011

Posted by Kristie in Domestic Abuse.
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As I’ve discussed Charlie Sheen and his history of abuse towards women with the people around my office and in my life these past few weeks, a question that has come up more than once has been, “Why do women put up with this?”

My first instinct is to tell them to stop blaming the victim, which is an issue that needs to be addressed completely, but for now let’s just answer the question.

There are many reasons that women get into and stay in these situations.  Here are just a few: (more…)