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How do you convince your friend that she needs to get out of an abusive relationship?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:05 AM on Sep. 2, 2009 in Relationships

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  • I'm sorry, you can't. And it is actually not recommended that you do because it might cement her thoughts to stay longer. She has to realize it on her own.
    *sociology and psychology is my source.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:13 AM on Sep. 2, 2009

  • ive learned frum experience..you cant...
    hug4akiss

    Answer by hug4akiss at 1:15 AM on Sep. 2, 2009

  • You remind her every chance you get that she is a valuable, beautiful human being that deserves love, kindness, respect...to be heard...listen, listen, and listen some more, be her shoulder and help her find her strength, never ever judge her, (she gets enough of that from her abuser) just love her and be there for her, be someone she can turn to.. believe in her, point out every good quality you see in her, over and over until she sees them too...help her find her courage...validate every emotion she feels...she needs nothing but support and understanding...most importantly never ask her why she stays, never make her feel judged or she will shut you out.....abusive situations are very isolating...help her open up, tell her about this site..there are some wonderful domestic violence groups in here
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:41 AM on Sep. 2, 2009

  • you don't and you can't... it's her life. You can love her and hope that she gets the help she needs to feel worth more than that.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:20 AM on Sep. 2, 2009

  • You don't. Just be her friend.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:23 AM on Sep. 2, 2009

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