No, I think that woman stay in abusive relationships because they are scared of the consequence of them leaving. In my opinion, woman in abusive relationships feel and generally think that most men are like that. In addition, they also feel like one day the husband or boyfriend might change. Although, to some extend I feel that they do stay in their relationship to maybe keep their family together but I feel like they’re scared of reaching for help.
In many cases woman that stay in abusive relationships aren’t usually independent. They usually relay in their spouse for household financial support. They feel that as long as their abusive spouse continues to support their family they can hold on a little longer.
If your experiencing this in your life reach out for help. There are many programs out their design to help woman in abusive relationships start a new life.