Young children may not be able to keep a secret from an adult in their life.
Children may say something about your plan to leave without realizing it.
In their research on adolescent dating relationships, Wendy D.
Manning et al assert that "Over time, these conceptions of self affect short and long term goals, partner choices, and conduct within relationships.
Having spent more than a decade working with victims of sexual and domestic violence, she specializes in writing about women's issues, with emphasis on families and relationships.