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4 Reasons Why Abused Women Stay in Their Relationships

When I ask them why they don’t leave

Photo by Claudia Soraya on Unsplash

If someone has never experienced intimate partner violence, it’s difficult to understand why a woman stays in an abusive relationship, even when she knows she’s being abused. Leaving may seem as simple as walking out the door. However, leaving abuse is not that easy.

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Michelle Jaqua

Michelle Jaqua

Advocate for Women / Owner of The Virago and Lipedema and Me