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Why do some men stay with women who treat them like garbage?

  1. jagandelight profile image79
    jagandelightposted 6 years ago

    Why do some men stay with women who treat them like garbage?

  2. dianne143 profile image38
    dianne143posted 6 years ago

    Its because of.. they are martyr and they love so much that what ever they treated them they just used to it.

  3. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    I think the fear of being alone.  Maybe they would rather have someone who treats them poorly then to have no one at all.

  4. Mazzy Bolero profile image80
    Mazzy Boleroposted 5 years ago

    I think the question should be why do people stay with partners who treat them like garbage, because plenty of women stay with guys who treat them that way as well.  A person can wear down your self-esteem. I think it can happen gradually, you don't realize it's happening. They isolate you from your friends and family, then chip away at your confidence. You start thinking you deserve it, believing you are garbage. In some cases you are recreating issues from your childhood. 

    One reason guys put up with awful treatment is that they're scared of losing their kids. He thinks that if he leaves this woman she'll prevent him from seeing his kids and turn them against him. He's probably right - control freaks have to win at any cost.