Abusive partner

Ummmm I have like sorta of an abusive partner I love him to death and don't have plans to break up or end the relationship. I do believe when your partner reaches that point you must conversate. I try talking to him it works sometimes I admit. But I hate the fact that he's more abusive when his friend are around or that he say's things to me to make himself feel better. I sometimes want to end this relationship but I don't think im capable of