They know how to convince others and their victims that they are not at fault for their actions.
Is domestic violence less of a problem between same-sex couples?
Women stay in abusive relationships for a number of reasons. They may believe that it is better for their children to stay in a stable home.The idea has changed over the years because many women found that their relationships did not go through these phases. It may seem as though the batterer is losing control because of his angry behavior.To that end, most batterers are very good manipulators.When men fight, people tend to view it as natural, because “boys will be boys.” Women, because they are stereotyped as sensitive and passive, are not expected to be violent. The need to exercise power and control is the cause of domestic violence. Drugs and alcohol enable people to lose their inhibitions, and cloud sound judgment.