While I may not be throwing dinner parties every weekend, I can assure you there are plenty of opportunities for us to procreate -- sometimes with your spouses.
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.
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