50 Obstacles to Leaving: Why Abuse Victims Stay

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The National Domestic Violence Hotline has adapted Sarah M. Buel’s Fifty Obstacles to Leaving, a.k.a. Why abuse Victims Stay to discuss the reasons for why people should not be quick to judge a victims’ decision to stay in a a damaging relationship.

These blog posts contain a link Buel’s article and elaborates on why asking a victims “Why don’t you just leave?” isn’t comforting or in the least bit reasonable.

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