Maybe your friend is afraid to tell a parent because that will bring pressure to end the relationship.
People who are abused often feel like it's their fault — that they "asked for it" or that they don't deserve any better. Help your friend understand that it is not his or her fault. The person who is being abusive has a serious problem and needs professional help.
Once you're in love with someone, it's hard to remember how you lived without him or her.
Of course, you were alive before you met this person, but you really didn't start “living” until the two of you met.
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