Relationship may decay with time and people may become abusive in relationships. Many people realize that their partners are abusing or mistreating them, but they decide to stay and maintain the relationship. Usually people stay in abusive relationships because they hope that someday their relationship may improve. People who never faced such situation often wonder that why people stay in an abusive relationship. This paper proposes a discussion on why people stay in an abusive relationship.
Rusbult and Martz (1995) in their research study analyzed different factors and conditions that made people to stay in abusive relationships. The authors Continue reading...