This may not be a rational position to take in all cases; the children may be in fact far more damaged by staying in proximity to an abusive father than they would be by being raised by a single mother.
Whenever you have unprotected sex, there's always a risk of pregnancy or catching an STI.
Still other abused people may rationalize staying in abusive relationships because they think it is the right thing to do for their children.
They might say to themselves, "If it was just me, I'd leave this marriage, but my children will be better off coming from an intact home than from a divorced one".
It's important to talk about this before having sex.
Rudy Wade (born January 7th) is the longest-serving member of the Misfits gang alongside Curtis Donovan, being the first to join the gang while not belonging to the original five.
Rudy then crossed paths with Simon, Kelly, Curtis and Alisha which shortly resulted in the four having to serve another community service sentence, resurrecting the "ASBO Five" with Rudy taking place of Nathan.