Don’t shame people suffering damage from being in wrong relationships. You have no idea why she sticks around and cannot bring herself to pack and go even though that’s an option. These relationships are complex, and it’s hard for victims to separate themselves from them – at least understand that.
I think I speak for many women when I say many of them have been through this before: you meet an interesting guy, and you actually want to see how far it will go. So, you go out on fun dates, and the chemistry feels right.
Many people fantasize about building a family and having some kids. And this all seems beautiful when you imagine the quality time you will have with your family, and how you will nurture them into responsible and successful adults.