The statistics of abuse are quite shocking to hear, yet for an abused person like myself after the horror of hearing these numbers, I found a moment of peace that I am not alone. That I am not crazy and that what I endured was without doubt domestic abuse. WHY DID THE VICTIM STAY? A very common question that when we look at that question we are putting the shame, the guilt and the burden onto an abused person. A better question is “why didn’t the abuser stop?” Victims are scared for a million reasons. Listen to this video to better understand why the abused stay. It’s not as easy as you think.