Financial stress, unemployment, or other economic pressures can contribute to an environment ripe for abuse.
The use of alcohol or drugs can impair judgment and self-control, increasing the likelihood of abusive behavior.
Some individuals with untreated mental health issues may exhibit abusive behavior.
Societal attitudes and cultural norms that perpetuate gender inequality and condone abusive behavior can play a role.
A lack of awareness and education about healthy relationships can contribute to abusive dynamics.
Abusers may isolate their victims from friends and family, making it more challenging for victims to seek help.