The thought process of women who stay in an abusive relationship is covered here. Wanting to be with someone who is not good for you has been referred to as both “love addiction” and co-dependency. The author examines her own history of starting with negative relationships, and how forming that habit makes it difficult to form positive ones. She compares it’s difficulty level to having to learn a foreign language.
Some good points. Read in full:
The Logic of Abuse: Why Women Choose To Stay