Some women feel that children should be raised in a two-parent home at all costs.
7. Desire to one up, the other woman
“Hell hath no fury, like a woman scorned” Wives who have been scored, may have the need to prove they won over the other woman. The wife may be hell bent on showing her husband’s mistress, that she was nothing more than a fling, while she, the wife, has the home, children and the good life.
8. Not willing to give up a certain lifestyle
Leaving a wealthy or prominent man may mean that a woman has to give up a lavish lifestyle that includes a luxurious home, fancy car, expensive clothes, and jewelry, exotic vacations and more.
9. Bad timing
The current economic situation, a serious illness, or any number of other problems may mean that leaving the cheater has to be temporarily put on hold.
10. Insufficient proof of infidelity
A woman may feel that she lacks sufficient proof that her spouse or significant other is actually having an affair.
11. Fear of change
Leaving a long-time partner is a life-altering decision. A woman may be afraid to make such a drastic change in her life.
12. Low self-esteem
A woman may have so little confidence in herself that she feels unable to make it on her own.
13. Honoring the marriage vows
Some women take their marriages vows literally, which say: “for richer for poorer, for better or worse, in sickness and in health, till death do us part.” These women take seriously the vows they have made, and desire to obey them, even to the bitter end.
14. Thinking the cheater will change